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|Quote (Richardthughes @ Mar. 18 2009,12:24)|
|Can you derive an optimal mutation rate?|
Start with an optimal population size. Goldberg's research suggests N= 1.4L, where L is the length of the problem description (and therefore the population members) in bits. That is a good bit higher than the commonplace 50.
Iím referring to evolution, not changes in allele frequencies. - Cornelius Hunter
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