What Are Genetic Algorithms? A mathematical Perspective

Tuesday, October 22, 1996 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Keller 3-180
Michael Vose (University of Tennessee)
This talk presents a big picture view of genetic search in an formal, abstract setting. It limits consideration to describe time invariant, Markovian GAs (the next generation depends only upon the current population) with the aim of uncovering, in general terms, their inherent emergent behavior.