gramEvol: Grammatical Evolution for R

This package includes source code and documentation of gramEvol: Grammatical Evolution for R.

gramEvol implements grammatical evolution (GE) in native R syntax. It allows discovering programs that can achieve a desired goal, by performing an evolutionary optimization over a population of R expressions generated via a user-defined grammar. Functions are provided for creating and manipulating context-free grammars (CFGs), random search, exhaustive search, and evolutionary optimization. Users are only required to define their program structure via a grammar, and a cost function to evaluate the fitness of each program.

More information regarding the grammatical evolution is brought in the package's vignette.

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Release and Development

The latest release and developmental versions of this package are available on: https://github.com/fnoorian/gramEvol

License

All files in this package, including the documentation and vignettes, are distributed under GNU GPL v2.0 or later license. For full terms of this license visit https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html.