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About DEAP

Main Contributors

In alphabetical order

DEAP is developed at the Computer Vision and Systems Laboratory (CVSL) at Université Laval, in Quebec city, Canada.

Publications on DEAP

  • Félix-Antoine Fortin, François-Michel De Rainville, Marc-André Gardner, Marc Parizeau and Christian Gagné, “DEAP: Evolutionary Algorithms Made Easy”, Journal of Machine Learning Research, pp. 2171-2175, no 13, jul 2012.
  • François-Michel De Rainville, Félix-Antoine Fortin, Marc-André Gardner, Marc Parizeau and Christian Gagné, “DEAP: A Python Framework for Evolutionary Algorithms”, in EvoSoft Workshop, Companion proc. of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2012), July 07-11 2012.


Authors of scientific papers including results generated using DEAP are encouraged to cite the following paper.

    author    = " F\'elix-Antoine Fortin and Fran\c{c}ois-Michel {De Rainville} and Marc-Andr\'e Gardner and Marc Parizeau and Christian Gagn\'e ",
    title     = { {DEAP}: Evolutionary Algorithms Made Easy },
    pages     = { 2171--2175 },
    volume    = { 13 },
    month     = { jul },
    year      = { 2012 },
    journal   = { Journal of Machine Learning Research }