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A Revised Comparison of Crossover and Mutation in Genetic Programming

  title={A Revised Comparison of Crossover and Mutation in Genetic Programming},
  author={S. Luke and L. Spector},
  • S. Luke, L. Spector
  • Published 1998
  • Computer Science
  • In [Luke and Spector 1997] we presented a comprehensive suite of data comparing GP crossover and point mutation over four domains and a wide range of parameter settings. Unfortunately, the results were marred by statistical flaws. This revision of the study eliminates these flaws, with three times as much the data as the original experiments had. Our results again show that crossover does have some advantage over mutation given the right parameter settings (primarily larger population sizes… CONTINUE READING
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