Hoare Logic-based Genetic Programming

Pei, He and Lishan, Kang and Johnson, Colin G. and Shi, Ying (2011) Hoare Logic-based Genetic Programming. Science China Information Sciences, 54 (3). pp. 623-637. ISSN 1674-733X. E-ISSN 1869-1919. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-011-4200-4) (Full text available)

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Almost all existing genetic programming systems deal with fitness evaluation solely by testing. In this paper, by contrast, we present an original approach that combines genetic programming with Hoare logic with the aid of model checking and finite state automata, henceby proposing a brand new verification-focused formal genetic programming system that makes it possible to evolve reliable programs with mathematically-verified properties.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 9 Formal systems, logics
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Colin Johnson
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2018 15:25 UTC
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2018 11:31 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/70944 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Johnson, Colin G.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9236-6581
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