algorithmic modeling for Rhino
Octopus is a plug-in for applying evolutionary principles to parametric design and problem solving. It allows the search for many goals at once, producing a range of optimized trade-off solutions between the extremes of each goal.
Also see octopus.E for custom evolutionary algorithms.
Download the latest version on food4rhino
Octopus introduces multiple fitness values to the optimization. The best trade-offs between those objectives are searched, producing a set of possible optimum solutions that ideally reach from one extreme trade-off to the other.
Based on SPEA-2 and HypE from ETH Zürich and David Rutten's Galapagos User Interface. Developed by Robert Vierlinger in cooperation with Christoph Zimmel, karamba3d.com and Bollinger+Grohmann Engineers.
Some examples are provided here.
New commented examples and a brief manual are provided in the download of octopus on food4rhino.
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Hi there,I need help with changing the names of the axes of the Pareto diagram which is derived from Octopus.when I change the name of the NUM components which are defined as objectives the names of…Continue
Started by sanaz zarghami. Last reply by Yaya Kedo Feb 10.
Dear everyone,Does anyone meet the problem that when double click the Octopus component and the Rhino crash!!! It works fine on a previous computer but doesn't work on this workstation. I just pull…Continue
Started by anxiao zhang. Last reply by arch232 Jan 11.
Hello all, I am having a problem with figuring out why Octopus cannot compute anything. The case is sailing yacht's rig (mast, spreaders + steel lines) multicriteria optimisation. The 1st criteria…Continue
Started by Mikolaj P.. Last reply by zcLIU Jul 29, 2020.
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