The Vantage Point Bees Algorithm

Sultan Zeybek, Ebubekir Koç


In this paper, an implementation of vantage point local search procedure for the Bees Algorithm (BA) in combinatorial domains is presented. In its basic version, the BA employs a local search combined with random search for both continuous and combinatorial domains. In this paper, a more robust local searching strategy namely, vantage point procedure is exploited along with random search to deal with complex combinatorial problems. This paper proposes a hybridization technique which involves the Bee Algorithm (BA) and a local search technique based on Vantage Point Tree (VPTs) construction. Following a description of the Vantage Point Bees Algorithm (VPBA), the paper presents the results obtained for several local search strategies for BA, demonstrating efficiency and robustness of the VPBA.


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Zeybek S. and Koç E. (2015). The Vantage Point Bees Algorithm . In Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence - Volume 1: ECTA, ISBN 978-989-758-157-1, pages 340-345. DOI: 10.5220/0005635903400345

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author={Sultan Zeybek and Ebubekir Koç},
title={The Vantage Point Bees Algorithm},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence - Volume 1: ECTA,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence - Volume 1: ECTA,
TI - The Vantage Point Bees Algorithm
SN - 978-989-758-157-1
AU - Zeybek S.
AU - Koç E.
PY - 2015
SP - 340
EP - 345
DO - 10.5220/0005635903400345