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In this paper we propose a novel graph-based genetic algorithm for the evolution of novel molecular graphs from a predefined set of elements or molecular fragments with an external objective function. A brief overview of existing genetic algorithm approaches in molecular design is provided followed by a description of our approach. The paper continues to suggest a novel application of this program to the multiobjective evolution of median molecules that are structurally representative of a set of objective molecules. We conclude with a summary of our initial results along with a discussion of a variety of improvements and applications of our approach.

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What have I done?1. Inspired by this and this study I have implemented graph-based crossover and mutation algorithms and hooked then up to a basic genetic algorithm (GA). "Graph-based" means I'm modifying the molecules by changing/adding atoms and bonds (using...