Emergent algorithm

Emergent algorithm

An emergent algorithm is an algorithm that has the following characteristics:

* it achieves predictable global effects
* it does not require global visibility
* it does not assume any kind of centralized control
* it is self-stabilizing

See also

* Evolutionary computation
* Genetic algorithm
* Heuristic

External links

* [http://www.cert.org/archive/html/emergent-algor.html Emergent Algorithms: A New Method for Enhancing Survivability in Unbounded Systems]

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