Ant Colony to Fast Search of Paths in Huge Networks

  • Jessica Rivero
  • Dolores Cuadra
  • F. Javier Calle
  • Pedro Isasi
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 91)


Nowadays, Ant Colony Algorithms (ACO’s) are applied to different domains of application such as automated software testing, computer games or searching of paths. Most of works that use graphs for representing information and ACO algorithm for searching a path are related to small (thousand of nodes and links) and static networks (both position and number of nodes are always fixed). In this paper a new ACO algorithm is presented. The proposal shows a solution to search paths for huge and dynamic networks in a suitable time.


Dynamic Network Vehicle Route Problem Tabu List Answer Time Start Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jessica Rivero
    • 1
  • Dolores Cuadra
    • 1
  • F. Javier Calle
    • 1
  • Pedro Isasi
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Sciences DepartmentCarlos III University of MadridMadridSpain

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