Fitness Proportional Selection

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Description

Performs selection step in GA process using fitness proportional selection.

Usage

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fps(population,fitnesses,elitism)

Arguments

population

Numeric array representing a population of binary GA chromosomes.

fitnesses

Numeric vector specifying relative fitnesses of each solution (row) of population.

elitism

Boolean indicating whether or not the fittest solution should be guaranteed to pass into the next generation.

Details

Fitness Proportional Selection

Value

Numeric array representing a population of binary GA chromosomes. Sampled with replacement from rows of population, biased towards each individual solution in direct proportion to its relative fitness.

Author(s)

Ed Curry e.curry@imperial.ac.uk