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FUGA: A Fuzzy-Genetic Analog Circuit Optimization

Sousa, P. ; Duarte, C. ; Horta, N.

FUGA: A Fuzzy-Genetic Analog Circuit Optimization, Proc Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conf. - GECCO, Montreal, Canada, Vol. , pp. - , July, 2009.

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This paper describes an innovative analog circuit design
optimization kernel. The new approach generates fuzzy models for qualitative reasoning based on a DOE approach. The models are then used within a standard genetic algorithm implementation enhancing the search by incorporating design knowledge represented by the fuzzy models. The achieved performance is discussed for a set of well known analog circuit structures.