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An algorithmic description of XCS
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A concise description of the XCS classifier system's parameters, structures, and algorithms is presented as an aid to research. Expand
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Toward a theory of generalization and learning in XCS
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We analyze the different evolutionary pressures in XCS and derive a simple equation that supports the hypothesis theoretically. Expand
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Rule-Based Evolutionary Online Learning Systems - A Principled Approach to LCS Analysis and Design
  • M. Butz
  • Computer Science
  • Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing
  • 2006
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XCS in Binary Classification Problems.- XCS in Reinforcement Learning Problems.- Facetwise LCS Design.- Towards Cognitive Learning Classifier Systems. Expand
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An Algorithmic Description of XCS
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The various modifications and extensions of the anticipatory classifier system (ACS) recently led to the introduction of ACS2, an enhanced and modified version of ACS. Expand
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Kernel-based, ellipsoidal conditions in the real-valued XCS classifier system
  • M. Butz
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • GECCO '05
  • 25 June 2005
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This paper changes the classifier conditions to hyperspheres and hyperellipsoids and investigates the consequent performance impact. Expand
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Gradient descent methods in learning classifier systems: improving XCS performance in multistep problems
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The accuracy-based XCS classifier system has been shown to solve typical data mining problems in a machine-learning competitive way. Expand
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Rule-based evolutionary online learning systems: learning bounds, classification, and prediction
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Rule-based evolutionary online learning systems, often referred to as Michigan-style learning classifier systems, were proposed nearly thirty years ago (Holland, 1976; Holland, 1977) originally calling them cognitive systems. Expand
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Analysis and Improvement of Fitness Exploitation in XCS: Bounding Models, Tournament Selection, and Bilateral Accuracy
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The evolutionary learning mechanism in XCS strongly depends on its accuracy-based fitness approach. Expand
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How XCS evolves accurate classifiers
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This paper investigates what causes the XCS classifier system to evolve accurate classifiers. Expand
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The 2009 Simulated Car Racing Championship
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In this paper, we overview the 2009 Simulated Car Racing Championship-an event comprising three competitions held in association with the 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), the 2009 ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computing Conference (GECCO), and the2009 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games. Expand
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