Application of the Ant Colony Algorithm for the Path Planning

  • Marcin Pluciński


The paper presents the ant colony algorithm and its application for the path planning. Ant algorithms were designed on the base of the behaviour of real ant colonies. Real ants can always find the shortest way between the nest and the food so one of the most “natural” is the application of the ant colony algorithm in the path planning. Described algorithm was implemented in some off-line experiments.

Key words

Ant colony optimisation ant algorithms trajectory planning natural computation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcin Pluciński
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  1. 1.Faculty of Computer Science and Information SystemsTechnical University of SzczecinSzczecinPoland

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