org.apache.commons.math3.genetics
Interface CrossoverPolicy

All Known Implementing Classes:
CycleCrossover, NPointCrossover, OnePointCrossover, OrderedCrossover, UniformCrossover

public interface CrossoverPolicy

Policy used to create a pair of new chromosomes by performing a crossover operation on a source pair of chromosomes.

Since:
2.0
Version:
$Id: CrossoverPolicy.java 1416643 2012-12-03 19:37:14Z tn $

Method Summary
 ChromosomePair crossover(Chromosome first, Chromosome second)
          Perform a crossover operation on the given chromosomes.
 

Method Detail

crossover

ChromosomePair crossover(Chromosome first,
                         Chromosome second)
                         throws MathIllegalArgumentException
Perform a crossover operation on the given chromosomes.

Parameters:
first - the first chromosome.
second - the second chromosome.
Returns:
the pair of new chromosomes that resulted from the crossover.
Throws:
MathIllegalArgumentException - if the given chromosomes are not compatible with this CrossoverPolicy


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