Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Introduction. 2. The Gambler's Ruin and Population Sizing. 3. Master-Slave Parallel GAs. 4. Bounding Cases of GAs With Multiple Demes. 5. Markov Chain Models of Multiple Demes. 6. Migration Rates and Optimal Topologies. 7. Migration and Selection Pressure. 8. Fine-Grained and Hierarchical Parallel GAs. 9. Summary, Extensions, and Conclusions. References. Index.
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