This paper presents the development of logic rules for evaluating the fitness of function models synthesized by an evolutionary algorithm. A set of 65 rules for twelve different function verbs are developed. The rules are abstractions of the definitions of the verbs in their original vocabularies and are stated as constraints on the quantity, type, and topology of flows connected to the functions. The rules serve as an objective and unambiguous basis of evaluating the fitness of function models developed by a genetic algorithm. The said algorithm and the rules are implemented in software code, which is used to both demonstrate and validate the efficacy of the rule-based approach of converging function model synthesis using GAs.

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