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Swarm intelligence: theoretical proof that empirical techniques are optimal

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4 Author(s)
Iourinski, D. ; Center for Earth & Environ. Studies, Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA ; Starks, S.A. ; Kreinovich, V. ; Smith, S.F.

A natural way to distribute tasks between autonomous agents is to use swarm intelligence techniques, which simulate the way social insects (such as wasps) distribute tasks between themselves. In this paper, we theoretically prove that the corresponding successful biologically inspired formulas are indeed statistically optimal (in some reasonable sense).

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Automation Congress, 2002 Proceedings of the 5th Biannual World  (Volume:13 )

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