Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence

6th International Conference, ANTS 2008, Brussels, Belgium, September 22-24, 2008. Proceedings

  • Editors
  • Marco Dorigo
  • Mauro Birattari
  • Christian Blum
  • Maurice Clerc
  • Thomas Stützle
  • Alan F. T. Winfield
Conference proceedings ANTS 2008

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5217)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. A Combined Ant Colony and Differential Evolution Feature Selection Algorithm

    1. Rami N. Khushaba, Ahmed Al-Ani, Akram AlSukker, Adel Al-Jumaily
      Pages 1-12
    2. Hugo Hernández, Christian Blum, Guillem Francès
      Pages 25-36
    3. Casey S. Greene, Bill C. White, Jason H. Moore
      Pages 37-47
    4. Fernando E. B. Otero, Alex A. Freitas, Colin G. Johnson
      Pages 48-59
    5. Pablo Rabanal, Ismael Rodríguez, Fernando Rubio
      Pages 60-71
    6. Noam Gordon, Yotam Elor, Alfred M. Bruckstein
      Pages 72-83
    7. Madjid Khichane, Patrick Albert, Christine Solnon
      Pages 84-95
    8. Arne Brutschy, Alexander Scheidler, Daniel Merkle, Martin Middendorf
      Pages 96-107
    9. Ali Emre Turgut, Cristián Huepe, Hande Çelikkanat, Fatih Gökçe, Erol Şahin
      Pages 108-119
    10. Caroline Farrelly, Douglas B. Kell, Joshua Knowles
      Pages 120-131
    11. Frank Neumann, Dirk Sudholt, Carsten Witt
      Pages 132-143
    12. Luca Di Gaspero, Andrea Ermetici, Roberto Ranon
      Pages 155-166
    13. Stefano Benedettini, Andrea Roli, Luca Di Gaspero
      Pages 179-190
    14. Namrata Khemka, Christian Jacob
      Pages 191-202
  3. Short Papers

    1. Marcel Kronfeld, Christian Weiss, Andreas Zell
      Pages 203-210
    2. Gianni A. Di Caro, Frederick Ducatelle, Luca M. Gambardella
      Pages 211-218

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence, ANTS 2008, held in Brussels, Belgium, in September 2008.

The 17 revised full papers, 24 revised short papers, and 10 extended abstracts presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 91 submissions. The papers cover theoretical and foundational aspects of computational intelligence and related disciplines with special focus on swarm intelligence and are devoted to behavioral models of social insects and new algorithmic approaches, empirical and theoretical research in swarm intelligence, applications such as ant colony optimization or particle swarm optimization, and theoretical and experimental research in swarm robotics systems.


algorithms ants computational intelligence optimization robot robotics swarm intelligence

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-87526-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-87527-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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