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The Nature of Niching: Genetic Algorithms and the Evolution of Optimal

@inproceedings{Horn1997TheNO,
  title={The Nature of Niching: Genetic Algorithms and the Evolution of Optimal},
  author={J. Horn},
  year={1997}
}
  • J. Horn
  • Published 1997
  • Biology, Computer Science
  • Genetic algorithms (GAs) with "fitness sharing" have been analyzed and successfully applied to problems in search and optimization, while GAs using various types of "resource sharing" have been incorporated into classifiers, immune system models, artificial ecologies, artificial economies, etc. Both types of sharing are based on the same observation of nature: dividing a finite resource among competing organisms limits the size of populations dependent on that resource. If multiple resources… CONTINUE READING
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