InterCriteria Analysis of Different Variants of ACO Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Network Positioning

  • Stefka FidanovaEmail author
  • Olympia Roeva
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11189)


Wireless sensor networks are formed by spatially distributed sensors, which communicate in a wireless way. This network can monitor various kinds of environment and physical conditions like movement, noise, light, humidity, images, chemical substances etc. A given area needs to be fully covered with minimal number of sensors and the energy consumption of the network needs to be minimal too. We propose several algorithms, based on Ant Colony Optimization, to solve the problem. We study the algorithms behaviour when the number of ants varies from 1 to 10. We apply InterCriteria analysis to study relations between proposed algorithms and number of ants and analyse correlation between them.


Ant Colony Optimization InterCriteria Analysis Wireless Sensor Network 



Work presented here is partially supported by the Bulgarian National Scientific Fund under Grants DFNI DN 12/5 “Efficient Stochastic Methods and Algorithms for Large-Scale Problems” and DN 02/10“New Instruments for Knowledge Discovery from Data, and their Modelling”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Information and Communication Technologies – BASSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering – BASSofiaBulgaria

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