Comparison of the performance of scripting and compiled languages based on the operation of the genetic algorithm


The aim of this work was to compare the performance of selected programming languages (Python, C) by measuring the time of operation and use of computer resources of the genetic algorithm for given parameters, and then assessing whether the scripting language can be
comparable in terms of speed with the compiled language. For this purpose, a genetic algorithm has been implemented in each of these
languages and test scenarios were developed. The results form the basis for the final evaluation of the performance of the presented languages and proof that the scripting language can achieve operating times comparable to the compiled language.


Python; C; efficiency

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Published : 2019-06-30

Dzikowski, F. (2019). Comparison of the performance of scripting and compiled languages based on the operation of the genetic algorithm. Journal of Computer Sciences Institute, 11, 137-144.

Filip Dzikowski
Lublin University of technology  Poland