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JSW 2015 Vol.10(3): 344-354 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.17706/jsw.10.3.344-354

Team Formation Based on Nature-Inspired Swarm Intelligence

Christian Eichmann1* Carsten Mueller2
1University of Economics, Faculty of Informatics and Statistics
22Prague Baden Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Mosbach, Germany.


Abstract—This paper describes an application to form teams from a given set of employees. The teams are assigned to perform task. To accomplish a task a team has to fulfill specific requirements which have to been minded while assigning teams to task. The goal is the forming of a chain of task meeting specific requirements and assigning a team to each task able to solve it. These chains have to be optimized for a synergy value representing how well employees work together. There is one synergy value for each possible pair of employees.

Index Terms—Swarm intelligence, ant colony optimization, team formation, metaheuristic.

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Cite: Christian Eichmann, Carsten Mueller, "Team Formation Based on Nature-Inspired Swarm Intelligence," Journal of Software vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 344-354, 2015.

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