Ant colony optimisation paper accepted

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Christopher Buckingham and his PhD student Jan Chircop have had a paper accepted for NICSO 2013. It has come out of the ADVANCE project work on ant colony optimisation and is entitled "A Multiple Pheromone Ant Clustering Algorithm".


NICSO 2013 is the sixth edition of the International Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization. The paper will be published in the book series on STUDIES IN COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE (Springer), indexed by ISI Web of Science Conference Proceedings, DBLP, Ulrichs, SCOPUS, MathSciNet, Current Mathematical Publications, Mathematical Reviews, Zentralblatt Math: MetaPress and Springerlink. In addition to being accepted for publication, Buckingham's research student has been awarded a scholarship by TRUCE (Training and Research in Unconventional Computation in Europe), which is sponsoring NICSO 2013. The award was made by a competitive selection process with the criteria of originality, technical soundness, positioning and writing style. The scholarship pays the conference registration fee.