I'm currently using GP to search the solution space of a problem in
pursuit and evasion.
Using MASON as a simulator and ECJ as the GP package, I've come up with
a system that does one simulation in approximately 4 seconds. As there
are 20 trials per evaluation, 500 individuals and 51 generations. This
comes out to approximately 23 days of computing time. Well, assuming
there is to be a write-up of results and a prepared presentation, this
put me about 18 days over what I had available so I took some
However, I'm wondering informally if anyone on the list has tackled
problems with similar run times.