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== Final Project ==
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Here is my webcast: [http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10160828/JohnHawkins_CompStatProject.mp4 Final Project].
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P.s. I plan on posting this to YouTube after it's graded, so if you see anything that needs corrected before broader distribution, please let me know. Thanks!
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== Midterm Report Materials ==
 
Video opening: [http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10160828/Genetic%20Algorithms%20Opening%20-%20Large.m4v Presentation Opening] (I made the audio and compiled online footage. No, unfortunately I didn't make the visuals from scratch. =) )
 
Video opening: [http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10160828/Genetic%20Algorithms%20Opening%20-%20Large.m4v Presentation Opening] (I made the audio and compiled online footage. No, unfortunately I didn't make the visuals from scratch. =) )
  
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Comment: It is good to see your presentation material. I think it is a good idea to include an example ('Tiddlywinks' part) of the genetic algorithm. I'm not sure if you already have in mind the followings, but I have some suggestions. (1) You can show the graph of 'fitness values vs. generations'. It would be helpful to visualize how your solutions are evolved over generations. (2) You can vary your mutation rate, and can see what happens if the mutation rate is high. You can check the results according to the mutation rate, and may argue that it is important to set the reasonably low mutation rate. [[User:Joyce Whang|Joyce Whang]] 02:06, 21 April 2012 (CDT)
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It is good to see your presentation material. I think it is a good idea to include an example ('Tiddlywinks' part) of the genetic algorithm. I'm not sure if you already have in mind the following, but I have a suggestion. It would be good to show the graph of 'the best solution performance vs. generations'. It would be helpful to visualize how your solutions are evolved over generations. [[User:Joyce Whang|Joyce Whang]] 02:06, 21 April 2012 (CDT)
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:Noting here that we discussed this in person, so I don't need to comment here.[[User:Wpress|Wpress]] 15:43, 21 April 2012 (CDT)

Latest revision as of 10:08, 5 May 2012

Final Project

Here is my webcast: Final Project.

P.s. I plan on posting this to YouTube after it's graded, so if you see anything that needs corrected before broader distribution, please let me know. Thanks!


Midterm Report Materials

Video opening: Presentation Opening (I made the audio and compiled online footage. No, unfortunately I didn't make the visuals from scratch. =) )

The current version of my PowerPoint presentation is here: Media:Genetic_Algorithms_Apr9.pptx

The graph in slide 4 comes from a program I have written to illustrate genetic algorithms. My remaining work for the project is to flesh out more details in the PowerPoint presentation, incorporate my example code, and finally, make a webcast.

And just for fun: Media:Opinionated_Lessons_Spread.pdf


Comment:
It is good to see your presentation material. I think it is a good idea to include an example ('Tiddlywinks' part) of the genetic algorithm. I'm not sure if you already have in mind the following, but I have a suggestion. It would be good to show the graph of 'the best solution performance vs. generations'. It would be helpful to visualize how your solutions are evolved over generations. Joyce Whang 02:06, 21 April 2012 (CDT)

Noting here that we discussed this in person, so I don't need to comment here.Wpress 15:43, 21 April 2012 (CDT)