Questions tagged [hill-climbing]

For questions related to the family of algorithms called "hill climbing" (in the context of AI).

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When to choose Stochastic Hill Climbing over Steepest Hill Climbing?

Stochastic Hill Climbing generally performs worse than Steepest Hill Climbing, but what are the cases in which the former performs better?
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Memory intensive local search methods

I have been studying local search algorithms such as greedy hill climbing, stochastic hill climbing, simulated annealing etc. I have noticed that most of these methods take up very little memory as ...