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I don't understand everything in ECJ (ex. I do not understand many of the
selection method classes). What skills do I need to contribute to this? I
would help if I am capable.


On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 2:10 PM, Warren Henning <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Very cool. Can you make a branch in Subversion to try it out?
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> On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Sean Luke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Inspired by Raymond's discovery, I decided to pull the trigger and
>> perform the long-awaited upgrade of all floats to doubles in Fitness
>> classes.  This entailed:
>>
>>         - Changing floats to doubles
>>         - Changing various FLOAT.. to DOUBLE..
>>         - Changing float literals (0.0f, etc.) to double just in case
>>         - Removing unnecessary casts
>>         - Slight tweaks to the documentation
>>
>> This will be *sort* of non-backward compatible: you'll want to modify
>> your applications so that you don't cast stuff to floats before setting the
>> fitness or else you'll lose out on the extra expressivity.
>>
>> It was a lot of by-hand refactoring and I'm sure I messed something up.
>>  I'm a bit spooked about committing it, and haven't done so, unless I can
>> get a few people to do some testing for me.  Here's the classes which were
>> affected.  Can anyone volunteer for me?
>>
>> Sean
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>> FITNESS METHODS
>> ec/Fitness.java
>> ec/simple/SimpleFitness.java
>> ec/gp/koza/KozaFitness.java
>> ec/multiobjective/MultiObjectiveFitness.java
>>
>> SELECTION METHODS
>> ec/select/BestSelection.java
>> ec/select/BoltzmannSelection.java
>> ec/select/FitProportionateSelection.java
>> ec/select/GreedyOverselection.java
>> ec/select/SUSSelection.java
>> ec/select/SigmaScalingSelection.java
>> ec/select/TournamentSelection.java
>>
>> STATISTICS
>> ec/multiobjective/MultiObjectiveStatistics.java
>>
>> APPLICATION EXAMPLES
>> ec/app/ant/Ant.java
>> ec/app/bbob/BBOBenchmarks.java
>> ec/app/coevolve1/CompetitiveMaxOnes.java
>> ec/app/coevolve2/CoevolutionaryECSuite.java
>> ec/app/ecsuite/ECSuite.java
>> ec/app/edge/Edge.java
>> ec/app/gpsemantics/Semantic.java
>> ec/app/hiff/HIFF.java
>> ec/app/klandscapes/KLandscapes.java
>> ec/app/lawnmower/Lawnmower.java
>> ec/app/lid/Lid.java
>> ec/app/majority/MajorityGA.java
>> ec/app/majority/MajorityGP.java
>> ec/app/mona/Mona.java
>> ec/app/moosuite/MooSuite.java
>> ec/app/multiplexer/Multiplexer.java
>> ec/app/multiplexerslow/Multiplexer.java
>> ec/app/nk/NK.java
>> ec/app/ordertree/OrderTree.java
>> ec/app/parity/Parity.java
>> ec/app/push/Regression.java
>> ec/app/regression/Benchmarks.java
>> ec/app/regression/Regression.java
>> ec/app/regression/func/RegERC.java
>> ec/app/royaltree/RoyalTree.java
>> ec/app/sat/SAT.java
>> ec/app/sum/Sum.java
>> ec/app/tutorial1/MaxOnes.java
>> ec/app/tutorial2/AddSubtract.java
>> ec/app/tutorial3/OddRosenbrock.java
>> ec/app/tutorial4/MultiValuedRegression.java
>> ec/app/twobox/TwoBox.java
>>
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