Antnet: Modified Routing Algorithm for Packet Switched Networks

Date Added: Jul 2009
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Antnet is an agent based routing algorithm based on real ants' behavior. Ants are able to find shortest path to food source .In real life, ants drop some kind of chemical substances to mark the path that they used. Then on their way back they choose the path with the highest pheromones which becomes the shortest path. But Antnet Algorithms may cause the network congestion and stagnation. Here, some more special type of ants is proposed with little overhead to optimize the antnet routing.