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The Evolution of Solid Object Designs using Genetic Algorithms

Bentley, Peter J. and Wakefield, Jonathan P. (1996) The Evolution of Solid Object Designs using Genetic Algorithms. In: Modern Heuristic Search Methods. John Wiley & Sons Inc., Chichester, pp. 199-215. ISBN 978-0-471-96280-9

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    Abstract

    This paper describes an attempt to enable computers to generate truly novel conceptual designs of three dimensional solid objects by using genetic algorithms (GAs). These designs are represented using spatial partitions of 'stretched cubes' with optional intersecting planes [1]. Each individual three-dimensional solid object has its functionality specified by an explicit objective function, which is utilised by GAs to evolve candidate designs.

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Additional Information: Presented at Applied Decision Technologies (ADT '95), April 1995, London
    Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
    Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
    Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
    School of Computing and Engineering > Pedagogical Research Group
    School of Computing and Engineering > Music Technology and Production Research Group
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    Depositing User: Jonathan Wakefield
    Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2009 09:10
    Last Modified: 16 Dec 2010 10:34
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/3975

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