Geometric Crossover for Sets, Multisets and Partitions

  • Alberto Moraglio
  • Riccardo Poli
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4193)


This paper extends a geometric framework for interpreting crossover and mutation[5] to the case of sets and related representations. We show that a deep geometric duality exists between the set representation and the vector representation. This duality reveals the equivalence of geometric crossovers for these representations.


Search Operator Vector Representation Edit Distance Permutation Representation Geometric Framework 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Moraglio
    • 1
  • Riccardo Poli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of EssexColchesterUK

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