Now that we know how a genetic algorithm works, let's see how to use it to solve some problems. We will be using a Python package called
DEAP. You can find all the details about it at
. Let's go ahead and install it by running the following command on your Terminal:
$ pip3 install deap
Now that the package is installed, let's quickly test it. Go into the Python shell by typing the following on your Terminal:
Once you are inside, type the following:
>>> import deap
If you do not see an error message, we are good to go.
In this section, we will solve a variant of the One Max problem. The One Max problem is about generating a bit string that contains ...