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Ant colony

Known as: Colony (disambiguation), Ant nests, Polydomy 
An ant colony, also called a formicary, is the basic family unit around which ants organize their lifecycle. Ant colonies are eusocial, and are very… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
  • Chung-Fu Chang
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 13188157
This paper aims to study distribution system operations by the ant colony search algorithm (ACSA). The objective of this study is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This study aims at building an efficient agent-based dynamic scheduling for real-world manufacturing systems with various… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The Time Dependent Vehicle Routing Problem (TDVRP) consists in optimally routing a fleet of vehicles of fixed capacity when… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
An aboundant literature on vehicle routing problems is available. However, most of the work deals with static problems, where all… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
From the Publisher: An agent is an entity with domain knowledge, goals and actions. Multi-agent systems are a set of agents… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) is a widespread invasive species that competitively displaces native ants throughout its… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This paper presents HAS–QAP, a hybrid ant colony system coupled with a local search, applied to the quadratic assignment problem… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
This paper introduces the ant colony system (ACS), a distributed algorithm that is applied to the traveling salesman problem (TSP… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We describe an artificial ant colony capable of solving the traveling salesman problem (TSP). Ants of the artificial colony are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Ants colonies exhibit very interesting behaviours: even if a single ant only has simple capabilities, the behaviour of a whole… Expand
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