Self-adaptive Evolutionary Methods in Designing Skeletal Structures

  • Adam Borkowski
  • Piotr Nikodem
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4431)


This paper focuses on modified genetic algorithm based on the graph representation and specialized genetic operators. Advantages of changed representation, multi-level organization as well as self-adaptive aspects of the proposed method are described. The results of algorithm usage in optimising skeletal structures are also presented.


Genetic Algorithm Binary String Skeletal Structure Genetic Algorithm Parameter Topological Derivative 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Borkowski
    • 1
  • Piotr Nikodem
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, WarsawPoland
  2. 2.No Affiliation 

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