Diversity Through Multiculturality: Assessing Migrant Choice Policies in an Island Model

  title={Diversity Through Multiculturality: Assessing Migrant Choice Policies in an Island Model},
  author={Lourdes Araujo and Juan Juli{\'a}n Merelo Guerv{\'o}s},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation},
The natural mate-selection behavior of preferring individuals which are somewhat (but not too much) different has been proved to increase the resistance to infection of the resulting offspring, and thus fitness. Inspired by these results we have investigated the improvement obtained from diversity induced by differences between individuals sent and received and the resident population in an island model, by comparing different migration policies, including our proposed multikulti methods, which… CONTINUE READING
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