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The Application of Genetic Algorithm (GA)


What is the application of genetic algorithm? Prof. Cheng give some simple definition in three ways.

  • It can be applied to find the maximum or minimum of a function in mathematics.
  • It can be used to solve the Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP)
  • Applied in automotive design and robotics, etc.

Actually, the genetic algorithm is often used in robots to learn which decision will behave similarly as a human so that they can perform the tasks like cooking or laundry, etc. Have you ever think how robots think?

This will conclude the introduction of the genetic algorithm. If you are interested in this chapter, you can review this article 15 Real-World Applications of Genetic Algorithms. You will find out that GA can be applied in many other fields that we did not talk about in the video like, Biomimetic Invention, financial market estimation, traffic routing, etc.

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