Cluster Computing

, Volume 22, Supplement 6, pp 14003–14011 | Cite as

Logistics automation control based on machine learning algorithm

  • Xiaomo Yu
  • Xiaoping Liao
  • Wenjing Li
  • Xinquan Liu
  • Zhang TaoEmail author


In order to improve the logistics problem, taking automated logistics system as research platform, a new optimization algorithm is proposed for the route planning of multi-goods picking operation of stacker in stereoscopic warehouse. First, the hardware composition of the automated logistics system is introduced, and then the characteristics of the picking operation of the stacker are deeply analyzed. According to these characteristics, a mathematical model for the time cost of the sorting operation is set up. Various algorithms for solving the problem are analyzed and compared. Aiming at the advantages and disadvantages of ant colony system and parthenogenetic algorithm, the two algorithms are properly improved and fused, and a new improved algorithm—parthenogenetic ant colony algorithm is proposed. The validity is verified by the simulation experiment. The simulation is carried out in the Matlab environment, and the satisfactory optimization results are obtained. The simulation result shows that the algorithm is used to optimize the picking path of the stacker. Therefore, it is concluded that the parthenogenetic algorithm greatly reduces the time of the picking operation, and greatly improves the efficiency.


Automated stereoscopic warehouse Stacker Picking Route optimization Parthenogenetic ant colony algorithm Configuration 



1. This study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 61741203, 61163012 and 71462005); 2. Guangxi Natural Science Foundation (No. 2016GXNSFAA380243); 3. Guangxi innovation-driven development of special funds project (No. Gui Ke AA17204011); 4. Research Foundation of Guangxi Teachers Education University in 2017.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaomo Yu
    • 1
  • Xiaoping Liao
    • 2
  • Wenjing Li
    • 1
  • Xinquan Liu
    • 1
  • Zhang Tao
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.School of Logistics Management and EngineeringGuangxi Teachers Education UniversityNan NingChina
  2. 2.College of Mechanical EngineeringGuangxi UniversityNan NingChina

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