October 20, 2010

Genetik Solver appears to be no more - ITS BACK!

Wow,

Well at least its presence on the Internet. It appears to be gone and I can’t locate the .XLA file anywhere to save my life.  I wrote about this neat little Excel add-in a long time ago in my Genetic Algorithm Excel Addin post and since then its remained amazingly popular.  I sure hope the developer reposts it soon but I’m not holding my breath.

In case you’re interested, there is another slicker Excel add-in for genetic max and min problems from www.xlpert.com.  The only thing is that it costs $35.

FWIW, I actually bought this XLA from the developer because I wanted something to poke around with in Excel without building something in Rapidminer.  Of course you can do the same in Rapidminer, but I’m a tinkerer and a poker and this satisfied my curiosity. :)

UPDATE: The Genetic Algorithm Excel Addin is BACK! The developer moved websites and uploaded it back online again! Thanks Noyan!

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