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Ant Colony Optimizer: Theory, Literature Review, and Application in AUV Path Planning

  • Seyedali MirjaliliEmail author
  • Jin Song Dong
  • Andrew Lewis
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Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 811)

Abstract

This chapter starts with the inspiration and main mechanisms of one of the most well-regarded combinatorial optimization algorithms called Ant Colony Optimizer (ACO). This algorithm is then employed to find the optimal path for an AUV. In fact, the problem investigated is a real-world application of the Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seyedali Mirjalili
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jin Song Dong
    • 1
    • 2
  • Andrew Lewis
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems, Griffith University, NathanBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceSchool of Computing, National University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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