—John H. Holland, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, and Professor of Psychology, The University of Michigan; External Professor, the Santa Fe Institute.
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Melanie Mitchell’s book “an introduction to Genetic Algorithms” explains what Genetic Algorithms are and how they work. It is somewhat outdated by now. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Thomas Wikman
This book is NOT an "Introduction" to Genetic Algorithms. It is an academia blathering about genetic algorithms citing mostly other people's work with no practical examples. Read morePublished on November 3, 2011 by DvG
I have to agree with all of johnnied7 criticisms. This book is pitched at a level too advanced for an introduction. It also reads and is structured like a research paper. Read morePublished on May 29, 2008 by wooks
This book primarily deals with the theoretical side of genetic algorithms. If you are looking for practical knowledge of how to implement a GA you should look elsewhere. Read morePublished on May 5, 2005 by JM Gustafson
This is a great place to start to learn about genetic algorithms. The writing is clear and not bogged down by jargon. Read morePublished on December 6, 2002 by Brian K. Schmidt
I found this book to cover many of the aspects of GAs. Had I not read David Goldberg's work before hand, however, I wouldn't have been able to put it to use (I'm using GAs for my... Read morePublished on January 4, 2002 by CWD
I used this book to host a "brown bag" discussion group at my company a year or so ago. Like everyone else's review, I have to say this is a really clear and concise... Read morePublished on January 3, 2002 by Necron2.0