The Ant Lion Optimizer (ALO) mimics the hunting mechanism of antlions in nature. Five main steps of hunting prey such as the random walk of ants, building traps, entrapment of ants in traps, catching preys, and re-building traps are implemented.

ALO's source Codes are available here
ALO toolbox is available here
Multi-objective version of ALO is called Multi-Objecive Ant Lion Optimizer (MOALO)
MOALO's source Codes are available here
You can download the ALO paper from:

You can download the MOALO paper from:

If you have no access to Sciencedirect, drop me an e-mail and I will send you the paper.


The photoes have been taken  by myself at Nerang State Forest, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia