Summary: Other Metaheuristics: Simulated Annealing,
Peter G. Anderson,
Computer Science Department
Rochester Institute of Technology,
Rochester, New York
June 11, 2003
GAs are not the only metaheuristic available.
There are also: exhaustive search, random search, hill-climbing,
immune systems, simulated annealing, tabu, ...
And you can make hybrid systems.
Searching for Good Bit-strings
Bit-strings represent solutions to problems.
Bit-strings have fitnesses
How can we evaluate a large search space?