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Title: Evolving Perl
Authors: Withall, Mark S.
Hinde, Chris J.
Stone, R.G.
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: International Society for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation
Citation: WITHALL, M.S., HINDE, C.J. and STONE, R.G., 2002. Evolving Perl. IN: Cantu-Paz, E. (ed.). GECCO-2002 : 2002 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference : late-breaking papers : New York, New York, July 11-13, 2002, pp. 474-481
Abstract: A list of requirements for a genetic programming representation is put forward and a representation separating the genotype and phenotype with a linear genome is presented. The target language for the genetic program is Perl. The mapping process, between the genotype and phenotype, converts blocks of four genes into program statements. This process is context-free and therefore provides inheritable characteristics. The representation is tested by evolving a selection of list evaluation and manipulation functions which are all evolved from the same language subset, with good results.
Description: This is a conference paper
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3912
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