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Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal for a Differential Evolution C++ library
From: Adrian Michel (adrian_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-12 00:57:08

Hi Oliver,

On 12/11/2011 9:52 PM, Oliver Kullmann wrote:
>> I took a peak at the overview and some of the other pages and from
>> what I can see initially, it looks like a very useful library for
>> artificial intelligence. I have very limited knowledge in the field
>> but this is something that grabs my interest, so if it's made public
>> I'll definitely use it for future projects that would benefit from
>> it. Of course whether it is suitable for Boost is for others to
>> determine.
>> Philip Bennefall
> It seems to me that the application domain is not "artificial intelligence",
> but arbitrary optimisation problems.
> In general, I would like to see more algorithms in Boost.
> This library seems a good example, judging from its applicability:
> it seems to be widely applicable.
> Oliver

Yes, you are correct, DE is generic, doesn't know or care what the
nature of the objective function is.



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