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@InProceedings{Miconi:TNA:cec2006, author = "T. Miconi and A. Channon", title = "The N-Strikes-Out Algorithm: A Steady-State Algorithm for Coevolution", booktitle = "Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation", year = "2006", editor = "Gary G. Yen and Simon M. Lucas and Gary Fogel and Graham Kendall and Ralf Salomon and Byoung-Tak Zhang and Carlos A. Coello Coello and Thomas Philip Runarsson", pages = "1639--1646", address = "Vancouver, BC, Canada", month = "16-21 " # jul, publisher = "IEEE Press", ISBN = "0-7803-9487-9", keywords = "genetic algorithms, genetic programming", URL = "http://www.channon.net/alastair/papers/cec2006.pdf", URL = "http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/servlet/opac?punumber=11108", URL = "http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=1688505", DOI = "doi:10.1109/CEC.2006.1688505", size = "8 pages", abstract = "We introduce the N-strikes-out algorithm, a simple steady-state genetic algorithm for competitive coevolution. The algorithm can be summarised as follows: Run competitions between randomly chosen individuals, keep track of the number of defeats for each individual, and remove any individual which has been defeated N times. Naive application of the algorithm in 2-population problems leads to severe disengagement. We find that disengagement can be eliminated (for all tasks involving real-valued continuous scores) by determining victories and defeats between fellow members of the same species, using competitions against a single member of the opposing species as a point of comparison. We apply our algorithm to the box-grabbing problem for artificial 3D creatures introduced by Sims. We compare our algorithm with Sims' original Last Elite Opponent algorithm, and describe (and explain) different results obtained with two different implementations differing mainly by the harshness of their selection regimes", notes = "Also known as \cite{1688505}", }

Genetic Programming entries for Thomas Miconi Alastair D Channon