[galib] Multiobjective (pareto) optimization?

John Conner jconner at cse.psu.edu
Mon May 17 17:49:40 EDT 2004

I don't know if this will suit my needs, but I'm very willing to look 
at it tomorrow. Thanks greatly for suggesting it!

- John

On May 17, 2004, at 5:28 PM, Laurent Steffan wrote:

> Hello,
> If you're in a hurry, you could also have a look at "Open BEAGLE", a 
> C++ GA (and others) framework, with a nice documentation, that offers 
> multi-objective optimization. In fact one of the examples is a 
> two-objective optimization of a knapsack problem, which generates a 
> nice Pareto front. Does that look like anything you need ?
> 	http://www.gel.ulaval.ca/~beagle/
> BTW, I'm just a user of Open Beagle and not in any other way connected 
> with it :-)
> -- 
> Laurent Steffan, Ph. D.
> Scientific Consultant
> +33 (0) 6 85 92 08 51
> On 17.05.2004 14:39, John Conner wrote:
>> Please! I'm trying to use GAlib to produce some publishable work, and 
>> I really need the multi-objective functionality to make a good show, 
>> so if you can send me anything, the sooner the better! Thank you very 
>> much.
>> - John
>> On May 17, 2004, at 4:53 AM, GAAL Balazs wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>> We are working on a multi-objective, multi-level extension to GALib. 
>>> Hopefuly it will be useable in June or July.
>>> It is built on top of GALib. Our fitness implementation classifies 
>>> genomes according to numerical constraints and rules. This is done 
>>> in a multi-objective way.
>>> If you are interested, I could send you some source code or the 
>>> description of our fitness function and genome coding.
>>> GAAL, Balazs (M.Sc.)
>>> PhD Student
>>> Dept. of Information Systems
>>> University of Veszprem
>>> John Conner írta:
>>>> I've searched the back archives for this list and have found some 
>>>> messages asking about multiobjective optimization with GALib. I've 
>>>> also found no solutions, so I'm hoping that someone is paying 
>>>> attention to this wacky thing and can let me know of a good option 
>>>> for handling multiobjective optimization with a library. I can 
>>>> switch from GAlib to another c++ library if necessary, though if it 
>>>> is easy enough to extend GAlib to do the multiobjective stuff, I 
>>>> would like to keep using it.
>>>> Has anyone done this? Has anyone tried and failed? Please get back 
>>>> to me!

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