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A framework for distributed evolutionary algorithms.

Arenas, M G, Collet, P, Eiben, A E, Jeasity, M, Merelo Guervós, Juan Julián, Paechter, Ben, Preuss, M and Schoenauer, Marc (2002) A framework for distributed evolutionary algorithms. In: Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN VII 7th International Conference., 7th-11th September 2002, Granada, Spain.

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This paper describes the recently released DREAM (Distributed Resource Evolutionary Algorithm Machine) framework for the automatic distribution of evolutionary algorithm (EA) processing through a virtual machine built from large numbers of individual machines linked by standard Internet protocols. The framework allows five different user entry points which depend on the knowledge and requirements of the user. At the highest level, users may specify and run distributed EAs simply by manipulating graphical displays. At the lowest level the framework turns becomes a P2P (Peer to Peer) mobile agent system, that may be used for the automatic distribution of a class of processes including, but not limited to, EAs

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Print ISSN: 0302-9743
ISBN: 3 540 44139 5
Additional Information: In: Proceedings of Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - PPSN VII 7th International Conference. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2002. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2439.)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Evolutionary computing; Distributed algotithms; Distributed resource evolutionary algothm machine;Internet protocols; Mobile agents; Virtual machines;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 006 Special Computer Methods
600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 621 Electronic & mechanical engineering
Library of Congress Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Item ID: 1750
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2008 14:50
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2011 14:54
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/1750

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