An ant colony optimization algorithm for the Multiple Traveling Salesmen Problem

@article{Liu2009AnAC,
  title={An ant colony optimization algorithm for the Multiple Traveling Salesmen Problem},
  author={Weimin Liu and Sujian Li and Fanggeng Zhao and Aiyun Zheng},
  journal={2009 4th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications},
  year={2009},
  pages={1533-1537}
}
The multiple traveling salesmen problem (MTSP) is a generalization of the famous traveling salesman problem (TSP), where more than one salesman is used in the solution. Though the MTSP is a typical computationally complex combinatorial optimization problem, it can be extended to a wide variety of routing and scheduling problems. The paper proposed an ant colony optimization (ACO) algorithm for the MTSP with two objectives: the objective of minimizing the maximum tour length of all the salesmen… CONTINUE READING

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