Survey of swarm intelligence

Survey of swarm intelligence

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In this chapter, a systematic survey of swarm intelligence is given to show the overview of swarm intelligence, along with some recent developments in swarm intelligence and swarm robotics. First, the concept of swarm intelligence is given. Then, some general researches and several classical algorithms and their developments are presented in detail. After that, some novel algorithms and their applications are reviewed individually. Finally, some developments in swarm robotics are given.

Chapter Contents:

  • Abstract
  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.1.1 Concept
  • 1.1.2 Tendency
  • 1.2 Swarm intelligence optimization algorithms
  • 1.2.1 Developments of existing SIOAs
  • Particle swarm optimization
  • Ant colony optimization
  • Fireworks algorithm
  • 1.2.2 Novel SIOAs
  • Water wave optimization
  • Brain storm optimization
  • Whale optimization algorithm
  • 1.3 Swarm robotics
  • 1.3.1 Introduction
  • Definition of swarm robotics
  • Characteristics of swarm robotics
  • Fundamental tasks of swarm robotics
  • 1.3.2 Application scopes of swarm robotics
  • 1.3.3 Swarm robotics searching algorithms
  • Earlier progress of swarm robotics algorithms
  • Inspired from swarm intelligence algorithms
  • Inspired from other methods
  • 1.4 Conclusion
  • References

Inspec keywords: mobile robots; swarm intelligence; particle swarm optimisation; multi-robot systems

Other keywords: swarm robotics; swarm intelligence

Subjects: Expert systems and other AI software and techniques; Optimisation techniques; Mobile robots

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