Genetic Algorithms and Their Use in Chemistry

  1. Kenny B. Lipkowitz and
  2. Donald B. Boyd
  1. Richard Judson

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470125878.ch1

Reviews in Computational Chemistry, Volume 10

Reviews in Computational Chemistry, Volume 10

How to Cite

Judson, R. (1996) Genetic Algorithms and Their Use in Chemistry, in Reviews in Computational Chemistry, Volume 10 (eds K. B. Lipkowitz and D. B. Boyd), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470125878.ch1

Author Information

  1. Center for Computational Engineering, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California 94551-0969

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471186489

Online ISBN: 9780470125878

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Keywords:

  • genetic algorithms;
  • protein sequence applications;
  • spectral curve fitting;
  • energy functions;
  • parameter value estimation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genetic Algorithms Tutorial

  • Examples of Chemical Applications (With Emphasis on the Genetic Algorithm Method)

  • Summary and Comparison with Other Global Optimization Methods

  • Appendix 1. Literature Sources

  • Appendix 2. Public Domain Genetic Algorithm Codes