Jeff Smith

3 articles

SQLExecutor: A Simple JDBC Framework

While designing an SQL intensive J2EE application for a client, I decided that I needed to streamline the bloated JDBC code required to execute...

Genetic Algorithms: Simulating Evolution on the Computer, Part 2

Review Part 1 A More Complicated (Traveling Salesman) Example A more complicated and interesting example is to use genetic algorithms (GAs) to solve the "traveling salesman"...

Genetic Algorithms: Simulating Evolution on the Computer, Part 1

Biological Evolution In the natural world, an organism's "fitness" can be measured by its ability to successfully reproduce. A fit organism must survive long enough...

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