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   Re: [xml-dev] Evolving Information by XML Element Mutations

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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.


Tom P


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