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mutation_rate


Set probability of a mutation

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): REAL

Default: 0.08

Description

All mutation types have a mutation_rate, which controls the number of mutations performed. For replace_uniform and all the offset_* types, the number of mutations performed is the product of mutation_rate and population_size. For bit_random, it's the product of the mutation_rate, number of design variables, and population size