# The sensitivity of HyperNEAT to different geometric representations of a problem

@article{Clune2009TheSO, title={The sensitivity of HyperNEAT to different geometric representations of a problem}, author={Jeff Clune and Charles Ofria and Robert T. Pennock}, journal={Proceedings of the 11th Annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation}, year={2009} }

HyperNEAT, a generative encoding for evolving artificial neural networks (ANNs), has the unique and powerful ability to exploit the geometry of a problem (e.g., symmetries) by encoding ANNs as a function of a problem's geometry. This paper provides the first extensive analysis of the sensitivity of HyperNEAT to different geometric representations of a problem. Understanding how geometric representations affect the quality of evolved solutions should improve future designs of such…

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