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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2012.031018
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 3 Issue 10, 2012.
Abstract: Swarm Intelligence techniques expedite the configuration and collimation of the remarkable ability of group members to reason and learn in an environment of contingency and corrigendum from their peers by sharing information. This paper introduces a novel approach of fusion of two intelligent techniques generally to augment the performance of a single intelligent technique by means of information sharing. Biogeography-based optimization (BBO) is a recently developed heuristic algorithm, which proves to be a strong entrant in swarm intelligence with the encouraging and consistent performance. But, as BBO lacks inbuilt property of clustering, its behavior can be replaced with the honey bees of artificial bee colony (ABC), a new swarm intelligent technique. These two methods can be combined to create a new method which is easy to implement and gives more optimized results than the results when BBO is used. We have successfully applied this fusion of techniques for classifying diversified land cover areas in a multispectral remote sensing satellite image. The results illustrate that the proposed approach is very efficient than BBO and highly accurate land cover features can be extracted by using this approach.
Priya Arora, Harish Kundra and Dr. V.K Panchal, “Fusion of Biogeography based optimization and Artificial bee colony for identification of Natural Terrain Features” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 3(10), 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2012.031018