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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 785383, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/785383
Research Article

An Improved Ant Colony Algorithm and Its Application in Vehicle Routing Problem

School of Software Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510006, China

Received 6 August 2013; Revised 16 October 2013; Accepted 18 October 2013

Academic Editor: Ali Davoudi

Copyright © 2013 Min Huang and Ping Ding. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Shijiao Xue, Chao Yuan, Ronggui Ma, Hua Cui, and Lu Guo, “Improved ant colony algorithm for the optimal-quality-path routing problem with multi-constraints,” Xi'an Dianzi Keji Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Xidian University, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 185–189, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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