—The Bee Colony Algorithms is a popular algorithm
in 2006, in which this algorithm was an approach to solve
problems using bee’s behavior. The Bee Colony Algorithm has a
quite simple flow, therefore, many studies have carry out
modifications for specific problems. This study will modify the
Bee Colony Algorithm to become more resembled with the
Bee’s behavior, using the split-plot design principle.
This study is aiming to look at the performance of the Bee
Colony split-plot Algorithm based on the bee’s group behavior.
In this study the performance of the Bee Colony algorithm is
tested using the case study of the flow shop scheduling with the
due date of 3 (three) cases, aiming to minimize the amount of
late jobs. This test will be compared with the genetic algorithm.
The performance of some groups and the computing time of the
Bee Colony’s Algorithm split-plot will be analyzed using the
flow shop problem with the aim to minimize the makespan. The
study finding has shown that the Bee Colony Algorithm
split-plot as proposed has resulted in a performance that
resembles the genetic algorithm for the second and the third
cases, whereas for the first case, the algorithm bee colony has a
better performance with an average of 2,4615 late jobs and for
the genetic 2,615 jobs.
—Bee colony, flow shop, scheduling, split-plot.
The authors are with the Department of Industrial Technology, Atma Jaya
Chatolic University of Indonesia, Jakarta 12930, Indonesia (e-mail:
Cite: Trifenaus Prabu Hidayat and Andre Sugioko, "Performance Analyzes of Bee Colony Split-Plot Algorithm," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 5, no. 7, pp. 549-552, 2015.