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/*
 * Copyright (c) 2006 Thomas Weise
 *
 * E-Mail           : tweise@gmx.de
 * Creation Date    : 2006-04-10 15:42:31
 * Original Filename: org.dgpf.search.algorithms.ga.selection.RankedSelection.java
 * Version          : 2.0.2
 * Last modification: 2006-05-31
 *                by: Thomas Weise
 *
 * License          : GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
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package org.dgpf.search.algorithms.ga.selection;

import java.io.Serializable;

import org.dgpf.search.algorithms.ga.SelectionAlgorithm;
import org.dgpf.search.algorithms.ga.SortingAlgorithm;
import org.dgpf.search.api.Individual;
import org.sfc.math.stochastic.Randomizer;

/**
 * This selection algorithm applies a ranked selection, where the
 * probability of an individual being chosen for reproduction is
 * proportional to its (fitness-)rank in the population of all individuals.
 *
 * @author Thomas Weise
 */

public final class RankedSelection extends SelectionAlgorithm
  {
/**
 * The serial version uid.
 */

  private   static  final long    serialVersionUID        = 1;
/**
 * The shared instance of the ranked selection.
 */

  public  static  final SelectionAlgorithm  DEFAULT_INSTANCE =
                                                new RankedSelection(null);

/**
 * Prevent you from instantiating this class.
 * @param p_sorting The underlying sorting algorithm.
 */

  public RankedSelection(final SortingAlgorithm p_sorting)
    {
    super(p_sorting);
    }


/**
 * Select one individual out of the population for reproduction (crossover
 * or mutation). The individuals in the array are ordered by the search's
 * current comparator, with the fittest individual at index <code>0</code>
 * and the worst at index <code>p_count-1</code>.
 * @param p_random        The randomizer to be used for the selection.
 * @param p_individuals   The population of individuals after being
 *                        preprocessed.
 * @param p_count         The count of valid items inside the population
 *                        array.
 * @param <Genotype>      The genotype of the individuals to select.
 * @return  An individual to reproduce.
 */

  @Override
  public  final  <Genotype extends Serializable> Individual<Genotype>
                         select(final Randomizer             p_random,
                                final Individual<Genotype>[] p_individuals,
                                final int                    p_count)
    {
    return p_individuals[p_count - p_random.proportional(p_count)];
    }
  

/**
 * Check whether this object equals another one. This method is internally
 * invoked by <code>equals()</code>. 
 * @param p_object  The object to compare with.
 * @return <code>true</code> if and only if this object equals to the other
 *         one.
 */

  @Override
  protected final boolean is_equal  (final Object p_object)
    {
    return (p_object instanceof RankedSelection);
    }
  }

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file name:RankedSelection.java
package:org.dgpf.search.algorithms.ga.selection
qualified name:org.dgpf.search.algorithms.ga.selection.RankedSelection.java
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