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New PDF release: Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence: 5th

By Marco A. Montes de Oca, Thomas Stützle, Mauro Birattari, Marco Dorigo (auth.), Marco Dorigo, Luca Maria Gambardella, Mauro Birattari, Alcherio Martinoli, Riccardo Poli, Thomas Stützle (eds.)

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ANTS – The overseas Workshop on Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence is now at its ?fth version. The sequence all started in 1998 with the - ganization of ANTS 1998. at the moment the target was once to collect in a standard assembly these researchers drawn to ant colony optimization: greater than 50 researchers from all over the world joined for the ?rst time in Brussels, Belgium, to debate ant colony optimization and swarm intelligence similar examine. A selectionofthebest paperspresentedatthe workshopwaspublished asa targeted factor of the longer term iteration computers magazine (Vol. sixteen, No. eight, 2000). years later, ANTS 2000, equipped back in Brussels, attracted greater than 70 contributors. The forty-one prolonged abstracts provided as talks or posters on the workshopwere accumulated in a ebook dispensed to contributors, and a range of the easiest papers used to be released as a different component to the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (Vol. 6, No. four, 2002). After those ?rst winning versions, it was once determined to make of ANTS a seriesofbiannualeventswitho?cialworkshopproceedings.Thethirdandfourth variants have been equipped in September 2002 and September 2004, respectively. lawsuits have been released via Springer in the Lecture Notes in desktop technological know-how (LNCS) sequence. The complaints of ANTS 2002, LNCS quantity 2463, contained 36 contri- tions: 17 complete papers, eleven brief papers, and eight prolonged abstracts,selected out of a complete of fifty two submissions. these of ANTS 2004, LNCS quantity 3172, contained 50 contributions:22 complete papers, 19 shortpapers, and nine prolonged abstracts,selected out of a complete of seventy nine submissions.

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