Stochastic hill climbing

Stochastic hill climbing is a variant of the basic hill climbing method. While basic hill climbing always chooses the steepest uphill move, "stochastic hill climbing chooses at random from among the uphill moves; the probability of selection can vary with the steepness of the uphill move."[1][2]

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  1. ^ Russell, S.; Norvig, P. (2010). Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (3rd ed.). Prentice Hall. ISBN 0136042597.
  2. ^ Dawkins, R. (2006). The Selfish Gene (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 0199291144.