Multiple Ant Colonies Algorithm Based on Colony Level Interactions

  title={Multiple Ant Colonies Algorithm Based on Colony Level Interactions},
  author={Hidenori Kawamura and Masahito Yamamoto and Keiji Suzuki and Azuma Ohuchi},
Recently, researchers in various fields have shown interest in the behavior of creatures from the viewpoint of adaptiveness and flexibility. Ants, known as social insects, exhibit collective behavior in performing tasks that can not be carried out by an individual ant. In ant colonies, chemical substances, called pheromones, are used as a way to communicate important information on global behavior. For example, ants looking for food lay the way back to their nest with a specific type of… CONTINUE READING
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