# ELITIST BEHAVIOR IN DIFFERENTIAL ANT-STIGMERGY ALGORITHM

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

#### Abstract

This paper proposes two type of elitist variants for the differential ant-stigmergy algorithm (DASA). An elitist behaviour is inserted in genetic algorithms by keeping the best solution found in the population used at next generation. Another way to insert elitist behaviour in algorithms that construct solution is to use the most attractive components in order to obtain good quality solution, and may be the optimal ones. Based on particularities of differential ant-stigmergy algorithm this two type of elitist behaviour was successfully applied to studied 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

Şerbencu A., Minzu V., Şerbencu A. and Cernega D. (2011). **ELITIST BEHAVIOR IN DIFFERENTIAL ANT-STIGMERGY ALGORITHM** . In *Proceedings of the International Conference on Evolutionary Computation Theory and Applications - Volume 1: ECTA, (IJCCI 2011)* ISBN 978-989-8425-83-6, pages 214-219. DOI: 10.5220/0003672102140219

#### in Bibtex Style

@conference{ecta11,

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

title={ELITIST BEHAVIOR IN DIFFERENTIAL ANT-STIGMERGY ALGORITHM},

booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Evolutionary Computation Theory and Applications - Volume 1: ECTA, (IJCCI 2011)},

year={2011},

pages={214-219},

publisher={SciTePress},

organization={INSTICC},

doi={10.5220/0003672102140219},

isbn={978-989-8425-83-6},

}

#### in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Evolutionary Computation Theory and Applications - Volume 1: ECTA, (IJCCI 2011)

TI - ELITIST BEHAVIOR IN DIFFERENTIAL ANT-STIGMERGY ALGORITHM

SN - 978-989-8425-83-6

AU - Şerbencu A.

AU - Minzu V.

AU - Şerbencu A.

AU - Cernega D.

PY - 2011

SP - 214

EP - 219

DO - 10.5220/0003672102140219