A genetic algorithm tutorial by Whitley D.

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Duplicates are removed from the population. As Goldberg has shown with respect to Genitor, this kind of \survival of the ttest" replacement method already imposes considerable selective pressure, so that there is no real need to use any other selection mechanisms. Thus CHC uses random selection, except restrictions are imposed on which strings are allowed to mate. Strings with binary encodings must be a certain Hamming distance away from one another before they are allowed to reproduce. This form of \incest prevention" is designed to promote diversity.

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