Chapter 1. Introduction to Evolutionary Algorithms

  1. Dr. David E. Clark
  1. Abby L. Parrill

Published Online: 4 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527613168.ch1

Evolutionary Algorithms in Molecular Design

Evolutionary Algorithms in Molecular Design

How to Cite

Parrill, A. L. (2000) Introduction to Evolutionary Algorithms, in Evolutionary Algorithms in Molecular Design (ed D. E. Clark), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527613168.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Computer-Aided Drug Design, Aventis Pharma Ltd., Dagenham Research Centre, Rainham Road South, Dagenham, Essex RM10 7XS, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527301553

Online ISBN: 9783527613168

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Keywords:

  • algorithm;
  • chromatography;
  • genetic algorithm;
  • root mean square;
  • biological

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History and Biological Motivation

  • Descriptive Comparison of Algorithms

  • Implementation Issues and Representative Applications of EAs in Drug Design

  • Conclusions