# TWO ELITIST VARIANTS OF DIFFERENTIAL ANT-STIGMERGY ALGORITHM

### Adrian Emanoil Şerbencu, Viorel Minzu, Adriana Şerbencu, Daniela Cernega

#### Abstract

This paper deals with the analysis for two types of elitist variant proposed for the DASA algorithm. It is usual for the genetic algorithms to keep the best solution found in the population used from next generation. Another way to insert elitist behaviour in algorithms that construct solution is to use the most attractive components in order to obtain god quality solution, and may be the optimal ones. Based on particularities of ant colony based metaheuristics these two types of elitist behaviour were successfully applied to DASA algorithm. In this paper the efficiency of the proposed elitist variants of DASA algorithms is analyzed using experimental results. The analysis is applied to six benchmark functions from the class of high-dimensional real-parameter optimization problems.

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#### Paper Citation

#### in Harvard Style

Emanoil Şerbencu A., Minzu V., Şerbencu A. and Cernega D. (2011). **TWO ELITIST VARIANTS OF DIFFERENTIAL ANT-STIGMERGY ALGORITHM** . In *Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,* ISBN 978-989-8425-74-4, pages 136-141. DOI: 10.5220/0003539301360141

#### in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco11,

author={Adrian Emanoil Şerbencu and Viorel Minzu and Adriana Şerbencu and Daniela Cernega},

title={TWO ELITIST VARIANTS OF DIFFERENTIAL ANT-STIGMERGY ALGORITHM},

booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,},

year={2011},

pages={136-141},

publisher={SciTePress},

organization={INSTICC},

doi={10.5220/0003539301360141},

isbn={978-989-8425-74-4},

}

#### in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,

TI - TWO ELITIST VARIANTS OF DIFFERENTIAL ANT-STIGMERGY ALGORITHM

SN - 978-989-8425-74-4

AU - Emanoil Şerbencu A.

AU - Minzu V.

AU - Şerbencu A.

AU - Cernega D.

PY - 2011

SP - 136

EP - 141

DO - 10.5220/0003539301360141