International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA)
ISSN: 2074-904X (Print), ISSN: 2074-9058 (Online)
Published By: MECS Press
IJISA Vol.9, No.7, Jul. 2017
Dynamic Vehicle Routing Problem: Solution by Ant Colony Optimization with Hybrid Immigrant Schemes
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During past decades, several Meta-Heuristics were considered by researchers to solve Dynamic Vehicle Routing Problem.In this paper, Ant Colony Optimization integrated with Hybrid Immigrant Schemes methods are proposed for solving Dynamic Vehicle Routing Problem. Ant Colony Optimization with hybrid immigrant schemes methods namely HIACO-I, HIACO-II and HIACO-III focused on establishing the proper balance between intensification and diversification. The performance evaluation of the algorithms in which Random Immigrants and Elitism based Immigrants were hybridized in different proportions and added to Ant Colony Optimization algorithm showed that they had produced better results in many dynamic test cases generated from three Vehicle Routing Problem instances.
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Dhanya K.M., S.Kanmani,"Dynamic Vehicle Routing Problem: Solution by Ant Colony Optimization with Hybrid Immigrant Schemes", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA), Vol.9, No.7, pp.52-60, 2017. DOI: 10.5815/ijisa.2017.07.06
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