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I Jonyer <[log in to unmask]>
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Sun, 29 Jan 2006 01:43:55 -0600
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I see, thanks.
Where do you get N and where do you set it? Can I set it to 'time'?


>From: Liviu Panait <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: ECJ Evolutionary Computation Toolkit
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>Subject: Re: ECJ14 beta
>Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2006 02:22:28 -0500
>evalthreads does not have any impact on the new master-slave evaluator.
>We support it in the new master-slave just for compatibility with the
>other evaluators. If I were to use the system, I'd set evalthreads=1
>As evaluators may come online and crash at any point in time, their random
>seeds are usually set as N+K, where N is a fixed number, and K is the
>number of slaves that have connected up to now to the master.
>Best regards,
>On Jan 28, 2006, at 11:17 PM, I Jonyer wrote:
>>Liviu (or Sean),
>>I have been testing the distributed functionality in ECJ14 beta. I have
>>been playing with the number of evaluation threads and the actual number
>>of clients I am starting up. The number of evaluation threads does not
>>seem to have any effect. The master always accepts all the clients that
>>want to register, never refusing any of them or waiting for more. I like
>>this the way it is, but I am wondering what, if any, role evalthreads
>>plays in this version.
>>Also, if I have 10 evalthreads specified, but 20 clients registering,
>>what is the default value of the random seed for those clients which were
>>never specified?
>>Thank you,