Swarm Intelligence: Introduction and Applications by Christian BlumSwarm Intelligence: Introduction and Applications by Christian Blum

Swarm Intelligence: Introduction and Applications

byChristian BlumEditorDaniel Merkle

Paperback | November 23, 2010

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The book's contributing authors are among the top researchers in swarm intelligence. The book is intended to provide an overview of the subject to novices, and to offer researchers an update on interesting recent developments. Introductory chapters deal with the biological foundations, optimization, swarm robotics, and applications in new-generation telecommunication networks, while the second part contains chapters on more specific topics of swarm intelligence research.
Title:Swarm Intelligence: Introduction and ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:286 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 1.73 inPublished:November 23, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642093434

ISBN - 13:9783642093432

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Table of Contents

Biological Foundations of Swarm Intelligence.- Swarm Intelligence in Optimization.- Swarm Robotics.- Routing Protocols for Next-Generation Intelligent Networks Inspired by Collective Behaviors of Insect Societies.- Evolution, Self-organization and Swarm Robotics.- Particle Swarms for Dynamic Optimization Problems.- An Agent-Based Approach to Self-organized Production.- Organic Computing and Swarm Intelligence

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From the reviews:"This book, edited by Christian Blum and Daniel Merkle, gives us the state of the art in this new and intriguing field of research, through a collection of eight chapters written by leading experts in the field. . Overall, this book is successful in presenting how naturally inspired design differs from traditional approaches . . an interesting read for researchers, to learn the latest developments in this fascinating field, and also for beginners, to get an introduction to swarm intelligence topics and applications." (Alessandro Berni, ACM Computing Reviews, June, 2009)