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The Theory of Evolution Strategies

Monograph

By: Hans-Georg Beyer

380 pages, 52 figs, 9 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #150490 | ISBN: 3540672974
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This monograph provides the framework and the first steps toward the theoretical analysis of Evolution Strategies (ES). The main emphasis is on understanding the functioning of these probabilistic optimization algorithms in real-valued search spaces by investigating the dynamical properties of some well-established ES algorithms. The book introduces the basic concepts of this analysis, such as progress rate, quality gain, and self-adaptation response, and describes how to calculate these quantities.


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