A Java based Distributed Approach to Genetic Programming on the Internet

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  author =       "Fuey Sian Chong",
  title =        "A Java based Distributed Approach to Genetic
                 Programming on the Internet",
  school =       "Computer Science, University of Birmingham",
  year =         "1998",
  keywords =     "genetic algorithms, genetic programming",
  URL =          "http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/~wbl/ftp/papers/p.chong/p.chong.msc.25-sep-98.ps.gz",
  size =         "103 pages",
  abstract =     "This paper presents a distributed approach to
                 parallelise Genetic Programming on the Internet. The
                 motivation for the approach is to harness the wealth of
                 computing resources available on the Internet to
                 provide the computing power required for solving
                 difficult problems. A distributed genetic programming
                 system termed DGP is developed in the Java programming
                 language to demonstrate the feasibility of distributing
                 genetic programming on the Internet. Unique features of
                 the DGP system include the use of Java Servlets to
                 handle the communication between DGP clients, the use
                 of a population pool to neutralise differences in
                 speeds of hosts, the interactive user interface and
                 graphical displays of the evolution process. The DGP
                 system has been implemented over the Internet and the
                 results are favourable. Experiments were conducted to
                 determine the performance of the DGP system. Results
                 showed that the DGP system has a much higher
                 probability of finding solutions as compared to the
                 distributed approaches taken in our previous studies
                 and the single population Genetic Programming.",
  notes =        "Code available at

                 Phyllis Chong Awarded a distinction in MSc in Advanced
                 Computer Science",

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