Evolutionary Algorithms and the Edge of Chaos
An unconventional approach of the edge of chaos and its application to discrete systems is described in this chapter. Langton’s approach to cellular automata and its unique ordered and chaotic behavior is discussed. The expansion of this approach to genetics and random networks by Kauffman is described with a brief analogy provided of chaos in evolutionary algorithms in terms of stagnation.
KeywordsEvolutionary Algorithm Chaotic System Cellular Automaton Cellular Automaton State Cycle
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