Grammar Defined Introns: An Investigation Into Grammars, Introns, and Bias in Grammatical Evolution

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Title: Grammar Defined Introns: An Investigation Into Grammars, Introns, and Bias in Grammatical Evolution
Authors: O'Neill, Michael
Ryan, Conor
Nicolau, Miguel
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8370
Date: 11-Jul-2001
Abstract: We describe an investigation into the design of different grammars on Grammatical Evolution. As part of this investigation we introduce introns using the grammar as a mechanism by which they may be incorporated into Grammatical Evolution. We establish that a bias exists towards certain production rules for each non-terminal in the grammar, and propose alternative mechanisms by which this bias may be altered either through the use of introns, or by changing the degeneracy of the genetic code. The benefits of introns for Grammatical Evolution are demonstrated experimentally.
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: Morgan Kauffman
Keywords: Grammatical evolution;Introns
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: Spector, L., et al. (eds.). GECCO-2001: Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference : a Joint Meeting of the Sixth Annual Genetic Programming Conference (GP-2001) and the Tenth International Conference on Genetic Algorithms (ICGA-2001)
Conference Details: GECCO 2001 - Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, 7-11 July 2001
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