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How to avoid running out of solutions in genetic algorithm due to selection?

It is not true that the number of solutions necessarily decreases during the selection phase (if by solutions you mean the number of individuals in the population). The number of solutions is usually ...
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What are the available selection methods in genetic algorithms?

Overview There are many selection operators (or methods) for evolutionary algorithms. These selection methods differ in the way they evaluate the individuals given their fitness or how they compute ...
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How to avoid running out of solutions in genetic algorithm due to selection?

There are multiple ways to interpret those steps. The most common standard approaches are select two parents and produce two offspring; repeat until child population is the same size as parent ...
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How is the distance between pointers in Stochastic Universal Sampling determined?

As originally conceived in James Baker's 1989 paper Reducing bias and inefficiency in the selection algorithm, Stochastic Universal Sampling accepts a population containing $N$ individuals, and a ...
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Does fitness proportionate selection select multiple individuals?

Yes, you select the same individual multiple times, according to the distribution of fitness values. Typically, you have at least as many offspring as parents, so if you didn't replace parents in the ...
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What is the most computationally efficient genetic algorithm?

First of all, for a lot of realistic problems, the fitness function evaluation is usually orders of magnitude greater in complexity than the rest of the genetic algorithm. This is not always true, but ...
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How to avoid running out of solutions in genetic algorithm due to selection?

This is a more complex question than it might initially seem. A genetic algorithm models a biological process,namely population genetics. No biological population evolves to a single cloned individual,...
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