International Journal of Education and Management Engineering(IJEME)

ISSN: 2305-3623 (Print), ISSN: 2305-8463 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJEME Vol.2, No.9, Sep. 2012

The Design and Analysis of TSP Problem Based on Genetic Algorithm and Ant Colony Algorithm

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Shuoben Bi,Xueshi Dong,Yan Ma

Index Terms

Genetic Algorithm;Ant Colony Algorithm;TSP;The shortest path;Combinatorial optimization


This paper firstly makes a brief introduction about TSP problem, Genetic Algorithm and Ant Colony Algorithm, then gives the basic principles and steps of the two kinds of algorithms in solving the TSP problem, does design analysis and experiments of the two kinds of algorithms for solving TSP problem, and draws some useful conclusions: under the experimental conditions, while the population during 5 to 15, the Ant Colony Algorithm for TSP problem is more effective; when the population is 1~2.5 times than cities, it can get better results by using Genetic Algorithm for solving TSP.

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Shuoben Bi,Xueshi Dong,Yan Ma,"The Design and Analysis of TSP Problem Based on Genetic Algorithm and Ant Colony Algorithm", IJEME, vol.2, no.9, pp.56-60, 2012.


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