Mailing List Policies and Etiquette
The ACO-list email addresses will not be redistributed.
The ACO-list does not allow advertisements per se,
although simple announcements of new products or services is
ACO-list will welcome conference announcements and job positions to
be posted if relevant to the field.
- Copyright and ACO-list
Permission is granted to copy ACO-list emails (or parts thereof)
for research purposes, as long as these copies are not sold. If
you wish to sell copies (or parts thereof), you must obtain
permission from the current moderators and all submitters of that
The ACO-list is a forum for informal discussion. Individual
submissions (or parts thereof) should not be quoted and cited in
text without the permission of the author. If you include private
email from another person, please obtain permission from that
- Redistribution Policy
Messages will be treated in a first-in first-out order, but they
will be grouped in batches. There may be a delay between your
submission and the distribution to the list. Please be patient
and remember that the ACO-list is maintained on a volunteer basis.
- Appropriate subjects
All submissions to ACO-list should directly pertain to the
fields of ant colony optimization, ant algorithms and swarm
intelligence. They should be polite, and as concise as possible.
Please take the time to format your message neatly
in plain text using a 80 column page. Please also avoid using
dashes as separators since we use them to separate submissions.
- Attention to Mailing Addresses
Please be careful to send messages to the correct email
address as follows:
For those of you who have a change of email address, please give
both your new and old addresses, so that we can delete the old
address from our database.