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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2017.080463
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(ijacsa), Volume 8 Issue 4, 2017.
Abstract: The candidate solution in traditional Genetic Pro-graming is evolved through prescribed number of generations using fitness measure. It has been observed that, improvement of GP on different problems is insignificant at later generations. Furthermore, GP struggles to evolve on some symbolic regression problems due to high selective pressure, where input range is very small, and few generations are allowed. In such scenarios stagnation of GP occurs and GP cannot evolve a desired solution. Recent works address these issues by using single run to reduce residual error which is based on semantic concept. A new approach is proposed called Dynamic Decomposition of Genetic Programming (DDGP) inspired by dynamic programing. DDGP decomposes a problem into sub problems and initiates sub runs in order to find sub solutions. The algebraic sum of all the sub solutions merge into an overall solution, which provides the desired solution. Experiments conducted on well known benchmarks with varying complexities, validates the proposed approach, as the empirical results of DDGP are far superior to the standard GP. Moreover, statistical analysis has been conducted using T test, which depicted significant difference on eight datasets. Symbolic regression problems where other variants of GP stagnates and cannot evolve the required solution, DDGP is highly recommended for such symbolic regression problems.
Asim Darwaish, Hammad Majeed, M. Quamber Ali and Abdul Rafay, “Dynamic Programming Inspired Genetic Programming to Solve Regression Problems” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(ijacsa), 8(4), 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2017.080463