Recent Research in Finding Optimal Path by Ant Colony Optimization

Sari Ali Sari, Kamaruddin Malik Mohamad


The computation of the optimal path is one of the critical problems in graph theory. It has been utilized in various practical ranges of real worlds applications including image processing, file carving, classification problem, etc. Numerous techniques have been proposed in finding optimal path solutions including using Ant Colony Optimization (ACO). Thus, this paper study the improvement made by many researchers on ACO in finding optimal path solution. Finally, this paper also identifies the recent trends and explores potential future research directions in file carving.


Optimal path;Graph theory;File carving; Ant colony optimization


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