Hi Friends,

I am writing a simple genetic algorithm in matlab. Note I am not using the GA
toolbox, just the Matlab language. I wish to encode `the genes' as unique binary
strings. The algorithm is iteratively deriving a formula between overhead
transmission line fault location and features on the associated current
waveform's FFT spectra.

The genes will represent operators, i.e. plus, minus, multiply, divide, the
variables involved, and a space (no operator or variable). E.g 'plus' might be
encoded as 001, the variable 'x' might be as 011 etc.

Given that the encoded genes will need to be decoded later to produce a formula,
what is the best way to go about doing this in Matlab?

Thanks for any help in advance,

Simon Le Blond