Welcome to the Metaheuristics Network web site

The Metaheuristics Network is a project sponsored by the Improving Human Potential program of the European Community (HPRN-CT-1999-00106).

The activities of the Metaheuristics Network, coordinated by Prof. Marco DORIGO, started in September 2000 and were accomplished in August 2004.

A number of publications were produced: 2 books, 4 edited books, 3 book chapters, 33 journal articles, 1 journal special issue, 63 conference papers, and 32 technical reports.

Network Coordinator: Marco Dorigo    e-mail:    Web site responsibles: Christian Blum and Max Manfrin