Stochastic hill climbing

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Stochastic hill climbing is a variant of the basic hill climbing method. While basic hill climbing always chooses the steepest uphill move, "stochastic hill climbing chooses at random from among the uphill moves; the probability of selection can vary with the steepness of the uphill move."[1]

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  1. ^ Russell, S.; Norvig, P. (2010). Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (3rd ed.). Prentice Hall. ISBN 978-0136042594.