The RiverSoftAVG Products Help v5.0 adds many new features to the Genetic Algorithms & Programming Component Libary. The major changes are listed below. Please see the history.txt file for more detailed information on changes.
•6 Initialization Methods (Full, Grow, Half and Half, Ramped Full, Ramped Grow, and Ramped Half and Half)
•3 Basic Genetic Operations (crossover, mutation, and inversion)
•6 Different Mutation Methods (Subtree, Replacement, Constant, Shrink, Hoist, and Point)
•17 Different Bloat Control Strategies (Limit Size or Depth, Tarpeian Size or Depth, Unfit Size or Depth, Shrink Size or Depth, Hoist Size or Depth, Size Fair or Depth Fair Crossover, Size or Depth Parsimony Pressure, Covariant Size or Depth Parsimony Pressure, and Lexicographic Parsimony Pressure)
•Executor component for executing your winning genetic programs
•Genetic Programming XML Schema for saving and loading genetic programming problems and solutions