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Modelling the dynamics of genetic algorithms using statistical mechanics.

Lars Magnus Rattray

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Published
**1997**
by University of Manchester in Manchester
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Thesis (Ph.D.), - University of Manchester, Faculty of Education.

Contributions | University of Manchester. Faculty of Education. |

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Pagination | 170p. |

Number of Pages | 170 |

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Open Library | OL22831338M |

The second important requirement for genetic algorithms is defining a proper fitness function, which calculates the fitness score of any potential solution (in the preceding example, it should calculate the fitness value of the encoded chromosome).This is the function that we want to optimize by finding the optimum set of parameters of the system or the problem at hand. • A genetic algorithm (or GA) is a search technique used in computing to find true or approximate solutions to optimization and search problems. • (GA)s are categorized as global search heuristics. • (GA)s are a particular class of evolutionary algorithms that use techniques inspired by evolutionary biology such as inheritance.

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Modelling the dynamics of genetic algorithms using statistical mechanics. Abstract. This tutorial gives an introduction to the statistical mechanics method of analysing genetic algorithm (GA) dynamics.

The goals are to study GAs acting on specific problems which include realistic features such as: finite population effects, crossover, Cited by: Abstract. This tutorial is an introduction to the mathematical modelling of the dynamics of genetic algorithms (GAs).

The distinguishing feature of this approach is that we consider macroscopic properties of the system. After some brief introductory remarks, we look at a generational GA, with tournament selection, tackling the ones-counting by: A formalism for modelling the dynamics of Genetic Algorithms (GAs) using methods from statistical mechanics, originally due to Prugel-Bennett and Shapiro, is reviewed, generalized and improved upon.

The dynamics of a genetic algorithm undergoing ranking selection, mutation, and two-point crossover for the ones-counting problem is studied using a statistical mechanics approach.

This approach has been used previously to study this problem, but with uniform crossover. A comparison is made between the dynamics of steady state and generational genetic algorithms using the statistical mechanics approach developed by Prugel-Bennett, Shapiro and Rattray.

It is shown that the loss of variance of the population under steady state selection - genetic drift - occurs at twice the rate of generational selection. By considering a simple ones counting problem with. A formalism is presented for modelling the evolutionary dynamics of a population of gene sequences.

The formalism was originally developed for describing genetic algorithms. In this paper the formalism is elaborated by considering the evolution of an ensemble of populations.

This allows the evolution to be modelled more accurately. To illustrate the formalism the problem of a population of. There have been several attempts to analyse genetic algorithms using statistical mechanical techniques.

In particular, Prugel-Bennet et al. [28] have developed a statistical-mechanics theory of the evolution of GAs that have a fitness function based on the Ising model. The paper extends an approach of modeling the dynamics of the genetic algorithm that based on the methods from statistical physics.

These methods are applied to describe the effect of an adjustment of a search space size of GA according to a power law on the macroscopic statistical properties of population such as the average fitness and the variance fitness of population.

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A comparison is made between the dynamics of steady state and generational genetic algorithms using the statistical mechanics approach developed by Prugel-Bennett, Shapiro and Rattray.

It is shown that the loss of variance of the population under steady state selection - genetic drift - occurs at twice the rate of generational selection.

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A model of a hard optimization problem suggested in the literature is considered. The dynamics of a genetic algorithm (GA) using ranking selection, mutation, and uniform crossover are completely modeled on this problemand generalized to any symmetrical concave functionof uni-tation.

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For more detailed information, refer to the numerous excellent books available on the subject. Introduction to Statistical Mechanics.their behavior. In this paper an analytical model for the dynamics of a mutation-only genetic algorithm (GA) is introduced that identiﬁes a new and general mechanism causing metastability in evolutionary dynamics.

The GA’s population dynamics is described in. Genetic Algorithms in Molecular Modeling is the first book available on the use of genetic algorithms in molecular design.

This volume marks the beginning of an ew series of books, Principles in Qsar and Drug Design, which will be an indispensible reference for students and professionals involved in medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, (eco)toxicology, and s: 1.