Niching for Population-Based Ant Colony Optimization

  • Daniel Angus
  • Published 2006 in
    2006 Second IEEE International Conference on e…

Abstract

Most Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) algorithms are able to find a single (or few) optimal, or near-optimal, solutions to difficult (NP-hard) problems. An issue though is that a small change to the problem can have a large impact on a specific solution by decreasing its quality, or worse still, by rendering it infeasible. Niching methods, such as fitness… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/E-SCIENCE.2006.105

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