Genetic Algorithms and Programming-An Evolutionary Methodology

Abstract

Genetic programming (GP) is an automated method for creating a working computer program from a high-level problem statement of a problem. Genetic programming starts from a high-level statement of “what needs to be done” and automatically creates a computer program to solve the problem. In artificial intelligence, genetic programming (GP) is an evolutionary algorithm-based methodology inspired by biological evolution to find computer programs that perform a user defined task. It is a specialization of genetic algorithms (GA) where each individual is a computer program. It is a machine learning technique used to optimize a population of computer programs according to a fitness span determined by a program's ability to perform a given computational task. This paper presents a idea of the various principles of genetic programming which includes, relative effectiveness of mutation, crossover, breeding computer programs and fitness test in genetic programming. The literature of traditional genetic algorithms contains related studies, but through GP, it saves time by freeing the human from having to design complex algorithms. Not only designing the algorithms but creating ones that give optimal solutions than traditional counterparts in noteworthy ways.

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@inproceedings{Rao2010GeneticAA, title={Genetic Algorithms and Programming-An Evolutionary Methodology}, author={Venkat Rao and Srikanth Madiraju}, year={2010} }