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8. Genetic Algorithms

Alexandre Bergel1 
Santiago, Chile

The first part of the book is about neural networks, a computational metaphor about how the brain operates. This chapter, the first of the second part of the book, focuses on evolution. In particular, it will cover genetic algorithms, a computational metaphor for how genetic information is recombined and passed through generations. This algorithm focuses on the pillars of how evolution naturally happens.

This chapter is self-contained: having knowledge of the previous chapters is therefore not a prerequisite to enjoy this chapter and the following ones in this part.

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