Synthesis of logic circuits with evolutionary algorithms

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In the last decade there has been interest and research in the area of designing circuits with genetic algorithms, evolutionary algorithms, and genetic programming. However, the ability to design circuits of the size and complexity required by modern engineering design problems, simply by specifying required outputs for given inputs has as yet eluded researchers. This paper describes current research in the area of designing logic circuits using an evolutionary algorithm. The goal of the research is to improve the effectiveness of this method and make it a practical aid for design engineers. A novel method of implementing the algorithm is ... continued below

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JONES,JAKE S. & DAVIDSON,GEORGE S. January 26, 2000.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
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In the last decade there has been interest and research in the area of designing circuits with genetic algorithms, evolutionary algorithms, and genetic programming. However, the ability to design circuits of the size and complexity required by modern engineering design problems, simply by specifying required outputs for given inputs has as yet eluded researchers. This paper describes current research in the area of designing logic circuits using an evolutionary algorithm. The goal of the research is to improve the effectiveness of this method and make it a practical aid for design engineers. A novel method of implementing the algorithm is introduced, and results are presented for various multiprocessing systems. In addition to evolving standard arithmetic circuits, work in the area of evolving circuits that perform digital signal processing tasks is described.

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OSTI as DE00751134

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  • GECCO - 2000, Las Vegas, NV (US), 07/08/2000--07/12/2000

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  • Report No.: SAND2000-0289C
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 751134
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc708936

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JONES,JAKE S. & DAVIDSON,GEORGE S. Synthesis of logic circuits with evolutionary algorithms, article, January 26, 2000; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc708936/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.