[Paradiseo-help] Suggestions for Modification?

Paul MacNeil MACNEIL_PE at mercer.edu
Jeu 30 Sep 19:46:08 CEST 2010

     Immediately before evaluation in Paradiseo-EO, I need to insert a 
step that modifies (normalizes) each chromosome. I could just add the 
normalization step to the front of the evaluation step, but this 
approach is thwarted by the chromosomes being inputted as "const" to the 
evaluator in the existing code.

     The reason that I need to modify the chromosomes after crossover 
and mutation but before evaluation is that a function of the gene values 
is a probability density, and the total probability must sum (integrate) 
to 1.0. Without satisfying this condition, the results of the fitness 
calculations are meaningless.

     Thanks for any suggestions for a clean approach to inserting this 


Paul E. MacNeil, Ph.D.
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School of Engineering
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