Wasp swarm optimization of logistic systems

  • Pedro Pinto
  • Thomas A. Runkler
  • João M. Sousa


In this paper, we present the optimization of logistic processes in supply chains using the meta-heuristic algorithm known as wasp swarm, which draws parallels between the process to optimize and the way individuals in wasp colonies interact and allocate tasks to meet the demands of the nest.


Supply Chain Random Search Logistic Process Birth Process Polistes Wasp 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pedro Pinto
    • 1
    • 2
  • Thomas A. Runkler
    • 1
  • João M. Sousa
    • 2
  1. 1.Information and Communications, CT IC 4Siemens AG, Corporate TechnologyMunichGermany
  2. 2.Instituto Superior Técnico, Dep. Mechanical Engineering - Control, Automation and Robotics GroupTechnical University of LisbonLisbonPortugal

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