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Swarm Intelligence

Swarm Intelligence

Editor-in-Chief: Marco Dorigo

ISSN: 1935-3812 (print version)

Journal no. 11721

Marco Dorigo, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Associate Editors:
Christian Blum, Spanish National Research Council
Andries P. Engelbrecht, University of Pretoria
Simon Garnier, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Roderich Gross, The University of Sheffield
Xiaodong Li, RMIT University Melbourne
Manuel López-Ibáñez, University of Manchester
Carlo Pinciroli, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Guy Theraulaz, Université Paul Sabatier

Editorial Board:
Nora Ayanian, University of Southern California
Spring Berman, Arizona State University
Mauro Birattari, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Seth Bullock, University of Bristol
Anders L. Christensen, Instituto de Telecomunicações & Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Iain Couzin, Max Planck Institute & University of Konstanz
Jean-Louis Deneubourg, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Gianni Di Caro, Carnegie Mellon University
Audrey Dussutour, Université Paul Sabatier
Nigel Franks, Bristol University
Luca Maria Gambardella, Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull'Intelligenza Artificiale
Deborah M. Gordon, Stanford University
Heiko Hamann, Universität Paderborn
Sabine Hauert, University of Bristol
M. Ani Hsieh, Drexel University
Joshua Knowles, University of Birmingham
Vijay Kumar, University of Pennsylvania
Naomi Leonard, Princeton University
Vittorio Maniezzo, Università di Bologna
Alcherio Martinoli, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
James Marshall, University of Sheffield
Martin Middendorf, Universität Leipzig
Francesco Mondada, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Marco A. Montes de Oca, University of Delaware
Radhika Nagpal, Harvard University
Stefano Nolfi, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR
Stephen Pratt, Arizona State University
Michael Rubenstein, Northwestern University
Erol Sahin, Middle East Technical University
Thomas Schmickl, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
Yuhui Shi, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Christine Solnon, Université de Lyon I
Thomas Stützle, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Vito Trianni, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Swarm Intelligence is the principal peer-reviewed publication dedicated to reporting on research

    and developments in the multidisciplinary field of swarm intelligence. The journal publishes

    original research articles and occasional review articles on theoretical, experimental and/or

    practical aspects of swarm intelligence. All articles are published both in print and in electronic

    form. There are no page charges for publication. Swarm Intelligence is published quarterly.


    The field of swarm intelligence deals with systems composed of many individuals that coordinate

    using decentralized control and self-organization. In particular, it focuses on the collective

    behaviors that result from the local interactions of the individuals with each other and with their

    environment. It is a fast-growing field that encompasses the efforts of researchers in multiple

    disciplines, ranging from ethology and social science to operations research and computer



    Swarm Intelligence will report on advances in the understanding and utilization of swarm

    intelligence systems, that is, systems that are based on the principles of swarm intelligence. The

    following subjects are of particular interest to the journal:


    • modeling and analysis of collective biological systems such as social insect colonies, flocking

    vertebrates, and human crowds as well as any other swarm intelligence systems;


    • application of biological swarm intelligence models to real-world problems such as distributed

    computing, data clustering, graph partitioning, optimization and decision making;


    • theoretical and empirical research in ant colony optimization, particle swarm optimization,

    swarm robotics, and other swarm intelligence algorithms.


    Articles that combine experimental and theoretical work are especially welcome.


    Swarm Intelligence is the main journal in the field of Swarm Intelligence. The Editor in Chief,

    Marco Dorigo is one of the most notable researchers in the field of Swarm Intelligence. Dr. Dorigo

    pioneered the use of Swarm Intelligence within the operations research and telecommunications

    fields. Other notable researchers of Swarm Intelligence that serve of the journal’s editorial board

    are Gerardo Beni (the originator of the term); Luca Maria Gambardella (worked closely with

    Dr. Dorigo and has made notable contributions to the field) and James Kennedy (best known as

    an originator and researcher of particle swarm optimization).


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