I'm interested in using ECJ in a test harness I'm developing.  But before I
do, could I check a few things with you to see if ECJ will support my

1) I need to implement an Island model (which I've never done before, so the
easier the better), are there any nice examples to look through to see how
to implement this?

2) I need to run an external command, and then parse a text file output by
this command to evaluate my fitness.  At the moment I'm just using a
threadpool of runtime.exec()s to do this, will ECJ support this (I suppose
there should be no reason why it shouldn't) or even support the
runtime.exec()s and the threads being handled by ECJ itself under it's
server/client model?


If these aren't possible, or this would be easier using another Java Genetic
Algorithm library, could you possibly suggest one also?  I am also looking
at JGAP (and wishing GAUL was available for Java, but ECJ does seem to have
everything it has/had), if these help?


Thank you for any help and suggestions you can give.




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