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Topic: Optimization with Genetic algorithms
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Alan Weiss

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Re: Optimization with Genetic algorithms
Posted: Jan 25, 2013 10:14 AM
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On 1/25/2013 12:15 AM, Dua wrote:
> What are the differences between global optimization and numerical
> optimization? What are the special GA crossover and mutator operators
> to use for each? Is it possible to use the same operators for both
> types of optimization?


The documentation has answers to most of your questions. Feel free to
ask more specific questions after reading these links.

Crossover and mutation:
http://www.mathworks.com/help/gads/how-the-genetic-algorithm-works.html
http://www.mathworks.com/help/gads/genetic-algorithm-examples.html#f13721
http://www.mathworks.com/help/gads/genetic-algorithm-options.html#f6633

General info on global optimization:
http://www.mathworks.com/help/gads/what-is-global-optimization.html#bsbaljn

Alan Weiss
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