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Ant Colony Optimization for Tthe Traveling Salesman Problem.

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ACOpy Documentation Status

Ant Colony Optimization for the Traveling Salesman Problem.


  • Uses NetworkX for graph representation

  • Solver can be customized via plugins

  • Has a utility for plotting information about the solving process

  • CLI tool that supports reading graphs in a variety of formats (including tsplib95)

  • Support for plotting iteration data using matplotlib and pandas

ACOpy was formerly called “Pants.”

For now, only Python 3.6+ is supported. If there is demand I will add support for 3.4+.


This package was created with Cookiecutter and the audreyr/cookiecutter-pypackage project template.


0.7.0 (2020-04-18)

  • Bump all dependencies to latest

  • Fix minor display issue in the CLI

  • Add py37 to the tox config

0.6.4 (2019-05-17)

  • Fix the missing acopy.utils package problem

0.6.3 (2019-05-17)

  • Freshen up the dev dependencies

  • Add the Python 3.7 classifier

  • Actually fix import issue

0.6.2 (2019-02-02)

  • Fix import issue

0.6.1 (2018-10-07)

  • Bump dependency on tsplib95 to 0.3.2

0.6.0 (2018-08-18)

  • First release on PyPI as acopy

  • Complete rewrite

  • Support for networkx

  • Support for tsplib95

  • Customizable solver

  • Plotting capabilities

  • Now uses Apache 2.0 License (formerly GPLv3)

  • Supports only python 3.6+

0.5.2 (2014-09-09)

  • Last release on the PyPI as ACO-Pants

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