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Ants Build Cheapest Networks

jsharkey Research on Ant Colony Optimization (108 comments)

My MS thesis was right up this alley; titled "Automated Radio Network Design Using Ant Colony Optimization"

We represented the network design problem as a GSTS (generalized Steiner tree-star) problem, and programmatically let thousands of ants traverse the network looking for optimal designs.

Here's the final thesis paper, a conference poster, and thesis defense presentation for anyone interested:

http://jsharkey.org/thesis-draft2.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/downloads/trb-jsharkey.pdf/poster-jsharkey.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/blog/2008/04/14/thesis-in-six-weeks/

Oh, and we also open-sourced it under GPLv3:

http://libprop.jsharkey.org/
http://code.google.com/p/libprop/
http://code.google.com/p/aco-netdesign/

more than 3 years ago
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Ants Build Cheapest Networks

jsharkey Research on "Ant Colony Optimization" (108 comments)

My MS thesis was right up this alley; titled "Automated Radio Network Design Using Ant Colony Optimization"

We represented the network design problem as a GSTS (generalized Steiner tree-star) problem, and programmatically let thousands of ants traverse the network looking for optimal designs.

Here's the final thesis paper, a conference poster, and thesis defense presentation for anyone interested:

http://jsharkey.org/thesis-draft2.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/downloads/trb-jsharkey.pdf/poster-jsharkey.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/blog/2008/04/14/thesis-in-six-weeks/

Oh, and we also open-sourced it under GPLv3:

http://libprop.jsharkey.org/
http://code.google.com/p/libprop/
http://code.google.com/p/aco-netdesign/

more than 3 years ago
top

Ants Build Cheapest Networks

jsharkey Research on "Ant Colony Optimization" (108 comments)

My MS thesis was right up this alley; titled "Automated Radio Network Design Using Ant Colony Optimization"

We represented the network design problem as a GSTS (generalized Steiner tree-star) problem, and programmatically let thousands of ants traverse the network looking for optimal designs.

Here's the final thesis paper, a conference poster, and thesis defense presentation for anyone interested:

http://jsharkey.org/thesis-draft2.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/downloads/trb-jsharkey.pdf/poster-jsharkey.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/blog/2008/04/14/thesis-in-six-weeks/

Oh, and we also open-sourced it under GPLv3:

http://libprop.jsharkey.org/
http://code.google.com/p/libprop/
http://code.google.com/p/aco-netdesign/

more than 3 years ago
top

Ants Build Cheapest Networks

jsharkey Research on "Ant Colony Optimization" (108 comments)

My MS thesis was right up this alley; titled "Automated Radio Network Design Using Ant Colony Optimization"

We represented the network design problem as a GSTS (generalized Steiner tree-star) problem, and programmatically let thousands of ants traverse the network looking for optimal designs.

Here's the final thesis paper, a conference poster, and thesis defense presentation for anyone interested:

http://jsharkey.org/thesis-draft2.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/downloads/trb-jsharkey.pdf/poster-jsharkey.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/blog/2008/04/14/thesis-in-six-weeks/

Oh, and we also open-sourced it under GPLv3:

http://libprop.jsharkey.org/
http://code.google.com/p/libprop/
http://code.google.com/p/aco-netdesign/

more than 3 years ago
top

Ants Build Cheapest Networks

jsharkey Research on "Ant Colony Optimization" (108 comments)

My MS thesis was right up this alley; titled "Automated Radio Network Design Using Ant Colony Optimization"

We represented the network design problem as a GSTS (generalized Steiner tree-star) problem, and programmatically let thousands of ants traverse the network looking for optimal designs.

Here's the final thesis paper, a conference poster, and thesis defense presentation for anyone interested:

http://jsharkey.org/thesis-draft2.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/downloads/trb-jsharkey.pdf/poster-jsharkey.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/blog/2008/04/14/thesis-in-six-weeks/

Oh, and we also open-sourced it under GPLv3:

http://libprop.jsharkey.org/
http://code.google.com/p/libprop/
http://code.google.com/p/aco-netdesign/

more than 3 years ago
top

Ants Build Cheapest Networks

jsharkey Research on "Ant colony optimization" (108 comments)

My MS thesis was right up this alley; titled "Automated Radio Network Design Using Ant Colony Optimization"

We represented the network design problem as a GSTS (generalized Steiner tree-star) problem, and programmatically let thousands of ants traverse the network looking for optimal designs.

Here's the final thesis paper, a conference poster, and thesis defense presentation for anyone interested:

http://jsharkey.org/thesis-draft2.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/downloads/trb-jsharkey.pdf/poster-jsharkey.pdf
http://jsharkey.org/blog/2008/04/14/thesis-in-six-weeks/

Oh, and we also open-sourced it under GPLv3:

http://libprop.jsharkey.org/
http://code.google.com/p/libprop/
http://code.google.com/p/aco-netdesign/

more than 3 years ago

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