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ant hill

1. a mound of soil, leaves, etc., near the entrance of an ants' nest, carried and deposited there by the ants while constructing the nest
2. a mound of earth, usually about 2 metres high, built up by termites in forming a nest
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In this paper it presents an algorithm for selecting optimized path is Ant Colony Optimization (ACO).
Instead, we adopted the ant colony optimization (ACO) to search for a near-optimal solution.
After the fuzzy table is formed, the output of the fuzzy determines the priority of the nest sensor for being the cluster head and then the table is improved by help of the ant colony table.
Before presenting the specific ACO algorithm for SEP, it is important to remark that some components of the generic ACO model correspond to the Ant Colony System, which is indeed the ant algorithm to be considered here for implementation.
The third part shows how the ant colony may be integrated within a constraint programming language, thus combining the expressive power of constraint programming languages, to describe problems in a declarative way, and the solving power of ant colony optimization to efficiently solve these problems.
The simulation results reveal that Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) controller guarantee for minimum damping oscillation with good settling compared to Integral and Proportional --Integral controller response with and without considering the effects of non-linearity.
Keywords: Optimal Power Flow, Power Systems, Pollution Control, NOx emission, Metaheuristic, Ant Colony Optimisation.
An ant colony is often viewed as the prototypical insect society, notable for its unique and efficient division of labor.
Then I saw an advertisement for Toro, a chemical that poisoned them slowly, so that they would carry the poison back to their nests and kill the entire ant colony, including the female and baby ants.
Unlike other ants, which rely on a single queen and specialized ants to reproduce, 50 percent of the white-footed ant colony can reproduce.
A: I was in a Costa Rican rain forest, and I spotted an ant colony nesting in a bushy shrub.
In A Bug's Life, from Toy Story-makers Pixar, the ant colony is forced to provide a food offering each year for a swarm of larger, more belligerent grasshoppers.