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A metaphor of hill-climbing was used in Chapter 5 to characterise genetic
Developing accurate models and metaphors of genetic programming
will allow more intuitive improvement and analysis of results.
The metaphor used here helped
to understand these results as well as previous results.
Further development and
these lines may yield surprising and extremely useful models for the
Specifically, one could build intermediate
models between stochastic hill-climbers
[O'Reilly and Oppacher, 1994,Juels and Wattenberg, 1995] and canonical
genetic programming. These intermediate models would contain
various properties of both methods and should help
show more clearly why and how the two methods carry out