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Basic algorithms and operators

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Published by Institute of Physics Publishing in Bristol .
Written in English


  • Evolutionary programming (Computer science)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Thomas Bäck, David B Fogel and Zbigniew Michalewicz.
SeriesEvolutionary computation -- 1
ContributionsFogel, David B., Bäck, Thomas, 1963-, Michalewicz, Zbigniew.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 339 p. :
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22391706M
ISBN 100750306645

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