Recent patents on genetic programming

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Title: Recent patents on genetic programming
Authors: O'Neill, Michael
Brabazon, Anthony
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2570
Date: Jan-2009
Abstract: Genetic Programming is a form of Natural Computing which adopts principles from neo-Darwinian evolution to automatically solve problems. It is a model induction method in that both the structure and parameters of the solution are explored simultaneously. Genetic Programming is a particularly interesting method as it is claimed to be an invention machine, producing solutions to problems that are competitive and in some cases superior to those produced by human experts. Its best solutions have become patentable inventions in their own right. In this article, we overview some of the recent patents relating to Genetic Programming over the past three years. In light of the number and diversity of patent applications during this period, it is clear that Genetic Programming is a vibrant field of research, which is having a significant impact on real-world applications, and is demonstrating clear commercial potential.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers
Copyright (published version): 2009 Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.
Keywords: Genetic Programming;Patents;Evolutionary computation;Natural computing
Subject LCSH: Genetic programming (Computer science)--Patents
Evolutionary computation
Natural computation
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Computer Science Research Collection
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