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Large-Scale Engineering Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis
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new_solutions_generated


Replace population with individuals chosen from population

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): INTEGER

Default: population_size - replacement_size

Description

  • The random setting creates a new population using (a) replacement_size randomly selected individuals from the current population, and (b) population_size - replacement_size individuals randomly selected from among the newly generated individuals (the number of which is optionally specified using new_solutions_generated) that are created for each generation (using the selection, crossover, and mutation procedures).