[R] Genetic Algorithms

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Nov 21 19:26:55 CET 1998

On Sat, 21 Nov 1998, Esteban Crespi de Valldaura wrote:

> Hello, I'm new to R, I have two questions:
> Is there some implementation og Genetic Algorithms in R? 

That makes no sense. Genetic algorithms, like the EM-algorithm, are
methods not algorithms. They need extensive tailoring to a problem.
You cannot write general code for non-algorithms (by definition).

> Is there a pre-dvi'd manual of R?

There is an on-line version via CRAN, so why do you want it in dvi (if
that is what you meant)?

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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