Bees Swarm Optimization for Web Information Foraging

  • Yassine Drias
  • Samir Kechid
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8891)


The present work is related to Web intelligence and more precisely to Wisdom Web foraging. The idea is to learn the localization of the most relevant Web surfing path that might interest the user. We propose a novel approach based on bees behaviour for information foraging. We implemented the system using a colony of cooperative reactive agents. In order to validate our proposal, experiments were conducted on MedlinePlus, a benchmark dedicated for research in the domain of Health. The results are promising either for those related to some Web regularities and for the response time, which is very short and hence complies with the real time constraint.


Information Foraging Web intelligence Wisdom Web Bee Swarm Optimization (BSO) MedlinePlus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yassine Drias
    • 1
  • Samir Kechid
    • 1
  1. 1.LRIA, USTHB, USTHBBab Ezzouar AlgiersAlgeria

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