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If I was grading it out of 20, I would give it: 17 Comment: 1. In section Swarm Algorithms, there is a modest amount of words about metaheuristics, and only mentioned swarm algorithms are special cases of metaheuristics. I think this paragraph should more focus on what common properties are shared btween swarm algorithms, and what make them distinguishable as a class of algorithms. 2. It is worth to have one section talk about what are the advantages and disadvantages of swarm intelligence and the intelligence that are not separable to individual "ants". 3. Instead of optimization, are there other problems are suitable for swarm intelligence? Maybe knowledge representation?

09:08, 9 February 2018