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Optimization of Route Planning using Simulated Ant Agent System

Kashif Zafar, Abdul Rauf Baig, Ayesha Khan, Nabeel Bukhari
2010 International Journal of Computer Applications  
This research presents an optimization technique for route planning using simulated ant agents for dynamic online route planning and optimization of the route.  ...  A simulated ant agent system (SAAS) is proposed using modified ant colony optimization algorithm for dealing with online route planning.  ...  CONCLUSIONS The simulated ant agent system has been used successfully for route planning and optimization of routes in static and dynamic environments.  ... 
doi:10.5120/852-1193 fatcat:tpbl25zkwrbtlmdjsqdnz2ztqe

Don't Go With the Ant Flow: Ant-Inspired Traffic Routing in Urban Environments

Jörg Dallmeyer, René Schumann, Andreas D. Lattner, Ingo J. Timm
2014 Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems / Taylor & Francis  
For evaluation, we use a synthetic and two real world scenarios. Evaluation results indicate that the proposed inverse ant-based routing can lead to a reduction of travel time.  ...  We propose an inverse antbased routing algorithm to avoid these negative emergent effects. We evaluate our approach with the agent-based traffic simulation system MAINS 2 IM.  ...  For the evaluation of our approach we use simulation studies based on an agent-based traffic simulation system, called MAINS 2 IM.  ... 
doi:10.1080/15472450.2014.941758 fatcat:jw55guzdbbfw5lkoaflffjhcy4

Optimization of route planning and exploration using multi agent system

Kashif Zafar, Abdul Rauf Baig
2010 Multimedia tools and applications  
A simulated ant agent system is presented for route planning and optimization and proved to be efficient and robust for large and complex environments.  ...  This research presents an optimization technique for route planning and exploration in unknown environments.  ...  This research implements A* and Learning Real Time A* algorithm using hybrid frontier based architecture and presents a simulated ant agent system for route planning and optimization.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-010-0585-0 fatcat:glzq3vskefcorersili4kyzitq

Fire Evacuation using Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm

Kanika Singhal, Shashank Sahu
2016 International Journal of Computer Applications  
algorithm is used to solve the complications of shortest route planning.  ...  fire disaster.Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) can be used in rescue planning.  ...  To demonstrate the optimal route during the evacuation route planning the modified ant colony optimization algorithm with the agents' architecture including (agent occupant, agent exit sign, agent corridor  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2016909239 fatcat:jvgig4suene2toszc2zmtenxzq

Study of Group Route Optimization for IoT Enabled Urban Transportation Network

Koh Song Sang, Bo Zhou, Po Yang, Zaili Yang
2017 2017 IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings) and IEEE Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom) and IEEE Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (CPSCom) and IEEE Smart Data (SmartData)  
Traffic congestion is always a major issue in urban planning, especially when the vehicles in the roadway keep growing and the local authorities are lack of solutions to manage or distribute the traffics  ...  Instead of optimizing the routing path for individual drivers, this paper studies how to develop a new method to provide new routing method based on vehicles' similarities in a specific urban's transportation  ...  To achieve dynamic traffic control and improve driver's request management, this method used three types of agents, which are: • Intelligent vehicle-ant agent (IVAA): standing for a vehicle and encapsulates  ... 
doi:10.1109/ithings-greencom-cpscom-smartdata.2017.137 dblp:conf/ithings/SangZYY17 fatcat:r6ef2tbn2jbkvih3shqqsxcjl4

Applications of Ant Colony Optimization in Control Systems, Robotics and Vision

Himanshu Jahagirdar, Vilas Dhuri, Pratik Bobade, Rajani Mangala
2019 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Swarm Intelligence is driving research in multi-agent system based robotic and mobile control applications.  ...  This paper reviews the impact of ACO in robotics, computer vision, control systems and sensor networks for autonomous systems.  ...  In TSP using ACO the "simulated ants" are the agents which move from city to city guided by artificial pheromones trails and previously available heuristic information The main idea is that the agents  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2019919679 fatcat:ctr4hj6tc5dthowxs3epgoufly

A Multi-Colony Social Learning Approach for the Self-Organization of a Swarm of UAVs

Muhammad Shafiq, Zain Anwar Ali, Amber Israr, Eman H. Alkhammash, Myriam Hadjouni
2022 Drones  
This study uses max-min ant colony optimization (MMACO) in conjunction with social learning mechanism to plan the optimized path for an individual colony.  ...  Hereinafter, the multi-agent system (MAS) chooses the most optimal UAV as the leader of each colony and the remaining UAVs as agents, which helps to organize the randomly positioned UAVs into three different  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones6050104 fatcat:l4ewhlocdbegbjhwpr7jwpm4bm

Multi-Agent Technology to Improve the Internet of Things Routing Algorithm using Ant Colony Optimization

G. Mahalaxmi, Kavitha Esther Rajakumari
2017 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Objective: To improve the Internet of Things routing algorithm using ant colony optimization based on multi agent technology.  ...  A Dual agent is used to generate an optimized routing algorithm in overlapped areas.  ...  The aim of our proposed algorithm is to improve routing for IoT environment using multi agent technology, which includes global agent, local agent, monitor agent and dual agent using ant colony optimization  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2017/v10i31/112338 fatcat:nqkfhb5xtnb7xipa4swa3x22j4

A Multi-agent Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for Effective Vehicular Traffic Management [chapter]

Saju Sankar S, Vinod Chandra S S
2020 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Intelligent agent software is a software system that performs tasks independently on behalf of a user in a networking environment based on user interface and past experiences.  ...  Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) has proven to be a very powerful optimization model for combinatorial optimization problems.  ...  Authors would like to thank National Transportation Planning and Research Centre (NATPAC), who provided us real time data of most of the cities in India needed for the simulation, experimental activities  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-53956-6_59 fatcat:cdalkcrwcfc5rltchkapc37k34

Simulation Research of Chain Management's Distribution Network

Li-xin ZHAO, Xue SUN, Jian-guo ZHANG
2018 DEStech Transactions on Engineering and Technology Research  
With the data from a franchised retailer as the input, the model was tested and the output data was analyzed, so to made right decision about the truck loading strategy and route planning strategy according  ...  In this paper, in terms of the problems existing in franchising management area, such as low efficiency, poor timeliness and high transportation cost, a simulation model for franchising management network  ...  Acknowledgement This paper is funded by the research project titled "vehicle scheduling planning and Simulation in distribution center" from China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing.  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtetr/icmeit2018/23444 fatcat:vnhv6gjhtvgefib2gkxtl6jqiu

Towards a Distributed SMA-based Solution for the Interoperability of Hospital Information Systems for Better Routing of Emergency Ambulances

Meryem Fakhouri Amr, Mouhcine Elgarej, Nezha Benmoussa, Khalifa Mansouri, Mohammed Qbadou
2021 International Journal of Online and Biomedical Engineering (iJOE)  
In this work, we are introducing a distributed emergency ambulance (DEA) routing system to control emergency latency time, which includes driving route planning to guide emergency vehicles and the allocation  ...  Multi-agent systems MASs have been widely used to interoperate hospital information systems (HISs).  ...  Routing agent (RA) This agent uses the Ant Colony System (ACS) algorithm to generate the optimal path for the ambulance.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijoe.v17i12.25455 fatcat:p4eyfbxj7jgc3d3zqcbk447alq

Distributed Swarm Optimization Modeling for Waste Collection Vehicle Routing Problem

ELGAREJ Mouhcine, MANSOURI Khalifa, YOUSSFI Mohamed, BENMOUSSA Nezha, EL FAZAZI
2017 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
We propose a distributed technique based on the Ant Colony system Algorithm to find optimal routes that help vehicles to visit all the wastes bins using interactive agents consumed based on the behavior  ...  this architecture a set of behaviors have been designed to optimizing routes and control the real time capacity of vehicles.  ...  Vehicle Routing Agent (VRA) In order to generate the path planning for each vehicle, we are based on the Ant Colony System algorithm to build the best routes by using a set of artificial ants to find the  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2017.080943 fatcat:hpt27dahpffe7krk5k3k4qcc54

A Cluster-Based Hierarchical-Approach for the Path Planning of Swarm

Muhammad Shafiq, Zain Anwar Ali, Eman H. Alkhammash
2021 Applied Sciences  
As seen in the mission requirement, to combine the Maximum-Minimum ant colony optimization (ACO) with Vicsek based multi-agent system (MAS) to make an Artificially Intelligent (AI) scheme.  ...  Furthermore, our designed architecture bounds, lemmatizes the pheromone, and finds the best ants which then make the most optimized path.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: There is no conflict of interest between the authors.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11156864 fatcat:3qufopztxna7zayrsadr3kljc4

A Multipath Lifetime-Prolonging Routing Algorithm for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Mohamed Amine, Karim TAMINE
2016 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
Consequently, multi-agent systems are well suited for designing distributed systems where several autonomous agents interact or work together to perform a set of tasks or satisfy a set of goals, hence  ...  In our previous paper, we presented a Multi Agent system model that has been adapted to develop a routing protocol for ad hoc networks.  ...  In WSN, a new Simple Ant Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks (SARPWSN) inspired from ant colony optimization will be designed using our multi-agent system.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2016.070169 fatcat:siji4umqmzfevpy6kntjggkmwe

Simulation of Sports Venue Based on Ant Colony Algorithm and Artificial Intelligence

Rui Zhang, Weibo Sun, Sang-Bing Tsai, Yuanpeng Zhang
2021 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
The multiple factors that affect the routing process considered in the probability transfer function used in the traditional ant colony algorithm routing method must be independent of each other.  ...  evacuation plan obtained by the hierarchical multiobjective evacuation route optimization algorithm.  ...  The current research on stadium personnel evacuation planning can be divided into path planning based on evacuation simulation and evacuation path planning from the perspective of optimization [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/5729881 fatcat:rhlx6kbh7ffavbkhafz462povm
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