8th September 2003 - Genetic algorithms

Chris Watkins is going to look at some or all of the following issues (time permitting)

The core reading is: Chapter 19 of David Mackay's book.
"Why have Sex? Information Aquistion and Evolution"
Either download/buy the whole book, or get a subset containing Ch19 as pdf, ps.gz or 2-up ps.gz.

Other things to look at: