# Genetic And Evolutionary Computation- GECCO 2004

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MostMOEAsuseadistancemetricorothercrowdingmethodinobjectivespaceinorder to maintain diversity for the non-dominated solutions on the Pareto optimal front. By ensuring diversity among the non-dominated solutions, it is possible to choose from a variety of solutions when attempting to solve a speci?c problem at hand. Supposewehavetwoobjectivefunctionsf (x)andf (x).Inthiscasewecande?ne 1 2 thedistancemetricastheEuclideandistanceinobjectivespacebetweentwoneighboring individuals and we thus obtain a distance given by 2 2 2 d (x, x )= f (x )?f (x )] + f (x )?f (x )] . (1) 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 f wherex andx are two distinct individuals that are neighboring in objective space. If 1 2 2 2 the functions are badly scaled, e.g. ?f (x)] ?f (x)], the distance metric can be 1 2 approximated to 2 2 d (x, x )? f (x )?f (x )] . (2) 1 2 1 1 1 2 f Insomecasesthisapproximationwillresultinanacceptablespreadofsolutionsalong the Pareto front, especially for small gradual slope changes as shown in the illustrated example in Fig. 1. 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0 0 20 40 60 80 100 f 1 Fig.1.Forfrontswithsmallgradualslopechangesanacceptabledistributioncanbeobtainedeven if one of the objectives (in this casef ) is neglected from the distance calculations. 2 As can be seen in the ?gure, the distances marked by the arrows are not equal, but the solutions can still be seen to cover the front relatively well.(7)] any stochastic matrix has operator norm 1 with respect to the f1-norm on the underlying vector space. Hence, its ... //g(0, 1/2). We shall keep p! and fia#39; fixed a a discussion of possible annealing schedules for fia#39; and fia#39; is left to the reader.

 Title : Genetic And Evolutionary Computation- GECCO 2004 Author : Kalyanmoy Deb Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media - 2004-01-01