ECE449, Intelligent Systems Engineering
Due: Thursday, December 5, 2019, 3:30 PM,
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Note: Best 9 out of 10 assignment marks will be
used to determine your overall assignment class;
i.e. submission of this assignment is optional
1. [5 points] Based on the pseudocode from slide 31 of slide set 19 “Swarm Intelligence”, develop a
flow chart of the ant colony optimization (ACO) algorithm for the travelling salesman problem.
2. [5 points] Using Internet search, find five different engineering applications of swarm intelligence
(ACO, PSO or other algorithms); provide references (link or article citation) and briefly describe each