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FIRST-CHOICE HILL CLIMBING
An algorithm that implements stochastic hill climbing by generating successors randomly until one is generated that is better than the current state. This is a good strategy when a state has a large number of successors.
A function that assigns a quality measure to each individual in a population in an evolutionary algorithm.
The set of all leaf nodes in the search tree available for expansion at any given point. It separates the state space graph into the explored region and the unexplored region.