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(Permalink) Posted: Mar. 25 2009,18:49   

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.

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