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AEI
2004
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13 years 5 months ago
Ant colony optimization techniques for the vehicle routing problem
This research applies the meta-heuristic method of ant colony optimization (ACO) to an established set of vehicle routing problems (VRP). The procedure simulates the decision-maki...
John E. Bell, Patrick R. McMullen
GECCO
2004
Springer
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13 years 10 months ago
A Hybrid Ant Colony Optimisation Technique for Dynamic Vehicle Routing
Abstract. This paper is concerned with a dynamic vehicle routing problem. The problem is dynamic in the sense that the time it will take to traverse each edge is uncertain. The pro...
Darren M. Chitty, Marcel L. Hernandez
CIMCA
2005
IEEE
13 years 11 months ago
Ant Colony System for Optimizing Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows
Research on the optimization of Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows (VRPTW) is a significant investigation area of ant colony system (ACS). This paper proposes an enhanced AC...
Xuan Tan, Xuyao Luo, W. N. Chen, Jun Zhang
KES
2007
Springer
13 years 11 months ago
Multiple Ant Colony Optimization for a Rich Vehicle Routing Problem: A Case Study
Rich vehicle routing problems try to represent situations that can be found in reality. Starting from a case study, in this paper a rich vehicle routing problem is analyzed. The e...
Paola Pellegrini, Daniela Favaretto, Elena Moretti
ARCS
2004
Springer
13 years 11 months ago
Ant Colony Optimization for dynamic Traveling Salesman Problems
: This paper addresses the optimization of a dynamic Traveling Salesman Problem using the Ant Colony Optimization algorithm. Ants are social insects with limited skills that live i...
Carlos A. Silva, Thomas A. Runkler