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Keywords:

  • evolutionary algorithms;
  • genetic algorithms;
  • evolutionary programming;
  • evolution strategies;
  • genetic programming

Abstract

This article provides a brief overview of the field of Evolutionary Computation. It describes the important historical developments that shaped the field. It summarizes the field as it exists today and discusses some of the important directions in which the field is developing. Copyright © 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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