Lists Home |
Date Index |
Roger L. Costello wrote:
> Tom Passin suggested that I look at genetic algorithms. Good suggestion
> Tom! Although I am by no means an expert at genetic algorithms, I have some
> knowledge of the topic. Unlike genetic algorithms, where a fitness function
> is determined a priori, I am seeking ways that the Pickers can improve their
> fitness on their own. In fact, in my Vineyard System they already do just
> that - Pickers with low metabolisms and high vision endure, Pickers with
> high metabolisms and low vision die away.
That would be an a priori-determined fitness function, I would say! You
have determined beforehand what counts as fitness.