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Intrinsic circuit evolution using programmable analogue arrays

  • Stuart J. Flockton
  • Kevin Sheehan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1478)

Abstract

The basic properties of programmable analogue arrays are described and the problem of quantifying the fitness of an analogue circuit is discussed. A set of blocks appropriate for use in an evolutionary algorithm is described and results presented showing how an evolutionary algorithm using these blocks can learn to produce a given input-output characteristic. Finally an example is presented showing how the evolutionary algorithm can exploit any looseness in the specification of the desired characteristic.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart J. Flockton
    • 1
  • Kevin Sheehan
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonEghamUK

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