The Combinatorial ANT System for Dynamic Combinatorial Optimization Problems

In this paper is presented a distributed algorithm based on Ant System concepts,called Combinatorial Ant System, to solve dynamic combinatorial optimization problems. Our approach consists of mapping the solution space of the dynamic combinatorial optimization problem in the space where the ants wil...

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Autor Principal: Aguilar, Jose
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: 2015
Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/matematica/article/view/250
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/12896
Sumario: In this paper is presented a distributed algorithm based on Ant System concepts,called Combinatorial Ant System, to solve dynamic combinatorial optimization problems. Our approach consists of mapping the solution space of the dynamic combinatorial optimization problem in the space where the ants will walk, and defining the transition probability and the pheromone update formula of the Ant System according to the objective function of the optimization problem. We test our approach on a telecommunication problem.