org.apache.commons.math3.genetics
Interface SelectionPolicy

All Known Implementing Classes:
TournamentSelection

public interface SelectionPolicy

Algorithm used to select a chromosome pair from a population.

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

Method Summary
 ChromosomePair select(Population population)
          Select two chromosomes from the population.
 

Method Detail

select

ChromosomePair select(Population population)
                      throws MathIllegalArgumentException
Select two chromosomes from the population.

Parameters:
population - the population from which the chromosomes are choosen.
Returns:
the selected chromosomes.
Throws:
MathIllegalArgumentException - if the population is not compatible with this SelectionPolicy


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