Particle swarm optimization for the Steiner tree in graph and delay-constrained multicast routing problems

@article{Qu2013ParticleSO,
  title={Particle swarm optimization for the Steiner tree in graph and delay-constrained multicast routing problems},
  author={Rong Qu and Ying Xu and Juan P. Castro and Dario Landa Silva},
  journal={Journal of Heuristics},
  year={2013},
  volume={19},
  pages={317-342}
}
This paper presents the first investigation on applying a particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm to both the Steiner tree problem and the delay constrained multicast routing problem. Steiner tree problems, being the underlining models of many applications, have received significant research attention within the meta-heuristics community. The literature on the application of meta-heuristics to multicast routing problems is less extensive but includes several promising approaches. Many… 

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