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Table 1 Run Times for Serial iES.

From: Reverse engineering a gene network using an asynchronous parallel evolution strategy

N. Islands Time (Good-enough) Solutions × 106 Time (Good) Solutions × 106
1 3:35 (±0:54) 2.4 (±0.7) 9:51 (±1:05) 6.8 (±1.7)
2 3:49 (±0:42) 2.6 (±0.6) 10:27 (±1:01) 6.6 (±2.1)
4 4:33 (±1:03) 3.1 (±0.7) 13:24 (±1:00) 9.0 (±2.4)
8 7:30 (±2:08) 5.3 (±1.8) 28:02 (±0:47) 19.8 (±1.6)
20 10:09 (±1:52) 7.2 (±1.2) 31:17 (±0:58) 23.6 (±0.4)
50 16:03 (±1:39) 12.0 (±1.2) > 36:00 > 30
  1. The time taken to reach 'good-enough' and 'good solutions' for the serial Island ES algorithm with different numbers of islands. The number of ODE Solutions is also given. Times are given in hours and minutes (H:M), and the values in parentheses are 95% confidence intervals.