Camel Herds Algorithm: a New Swarm Intelligent Algorithm to Solve Optimization Problems

  • Ahmed T. Sadiq Al-Obaidi
  • Hasanen S. Abdullah
  • zied O. Ahmed


Swarm Intelligence (SI) is a discipline that deals with artificial and naturalsystems which study the collective behaviors of social insects or animals. Camel HerdsAlgorithm (CHA) have been proposed as a new swarm intelligent algorithm in this work.The proposed algorithm depends on the behavior of the camel in the natural wild, takinginto consideration that there is a leader for each herd, food and water searchingdepending on humidity value with neighboring strategy. The Flexible Job Shop SchedulingProblem (FJSP) have been addressed as a case study to confirm the proposed algorithm.The trial result showed that the CHA is a good strategy to find the optimal solution inproblem space.


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How to Cite
T. SADIQ AL-OBAIDI, Ahmed; S. ABDULLAH, Hasanen; O. AHMED, zied. Camel Herds Algorithm: a New Swarm Intelligent Algorithm to Solve Optimization Problems. International Journal on Perceptive and Cognitive Computing, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, may 2017. ISSN 2462 - 229X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 25 sep. 2017.