Authors: Beyer, Hans-Georg
Deb, Kalyanmoy
Title: Self-Adaptive Genetic Algorithms with Simulated Binary Crossover
Language (ISO): en
Abstract: Self-adaptation is an essential feature of natural evolution. However, in the context of function optimization, self-adaptation features of evolutionary search algorithms have been explored only with evolution strategy (ES) and evolutionary programming (EP). In this paper, we demonstrate the self-adaptive feature of real-parameter genetic algorithms (GAs) using simulated binary crossover (SBX) operator and without any mutation operator. The connection between the working of self-adaptive ESs and real-parameter GAs with SBX operator is also discussed. Thereafter, the self-adaptive behavior of real-parameter GAs is demonstrated on a number of test problems commonly-used in the ES literature. The remarkable similarity in the working principle of real-parameter GAs and self-adaptive ESs shown in this study suggests the need of emphasizing further studies on self-adaptive GAs.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2003/5370
http://dx.doi.org/10.17877/DE290R-15294
Issue Date: 2001-10-16
Provenance: Universität Dortmund
Appears in Collections:Sonderforschungsbereich (SFB) 531

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