Ant-Based Approaches for Solving Autocorrelation Problems

  • Ilias S. Kotsireas
  • Konstantinos E. Parsopoulos
  • Grigoris S. Piperagkas
  • Michael N. Vrahatis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7461)


We propose two ant–based formulations for solving autocorrelation problems. The formulations are combined with different ACO variants. Preliminary experiments of the derived approaches are conducted on two hard instances of the problem. Their performance is compared to an efficient Tabu Search algorithm, offering useful conclusions and motivation for further investigation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilias S. Kotsireas
    • 1
  • Konstantinos E. Parsopoulos
    • 2
  • Grigoris S. Piperagkas
    • 2
  • Michael N. Vrahatis
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Physics and Computer ScienceWilfrid Laurier UniversityWaterlooCanada
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of IoanninaGreece
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsUniversity of PatrasGreece

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