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A Framework for Business Process Simulation Based on Multi-Agent Cooperation [chapter]

Wenan Tan, Wei Xu, Fujun Yang, Song Li, Yi Du
2009 Multiagent Systems  
Conclusion and future works We analyze discrete event simulation for workflow, and propose a framework for process simulation based on multi-agent to support flexible activity scheduling.  ...  systems of the A Framework for Business Process Simulation Based on Multi-Agent Cooperation 285 expert system.  ...  It is a presentation of a combination of different research issues which are pursued by researchers in the domain of multi agent systems as they are one of the best ways to understand and model human societies  ... 
doi:10.5772/6606 fatcat:w7nyng3ubbdurmckvrbxiqzveq

Multi-Agent Geosimulation of Urban Dynamics within the V-Devs Framework

Arnis Lektauers
2009 Scientific Journal of Riga Technical University Computer Sciences  
Multi-Agent Geosimulation of Urban Dynamics within the V-Devs Framework In recent years, a number of research efforts have focused on presenting solutions for modelling and simulation of urban systems  ...  In this paper a conceptual framework for integrating of agent-based models with cellular automata, geographic automata systems and geographic information systems in the context of modelling and simulation  ...  Geosimulation is concerned with automata-based methodologies for simulating discrete, dynamic, and action-oriented spatial systems, combining cellular automata and multi-agent systems in a spatial context  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10143-010-0007-9 fatcat:sdkzdyxzafcnfipqjm5frmcyhm

Distributed Simulation Using Agents for the Internet of Things and the Factory of the Future

Mohammed Basingab, Khalid Nagadi, Ahmad Rahal, Hatim Bukhari, Fahad Alasim
2020 Information  
Using two distinctive case studies, this research investigates the use of distributed simulation of agent-based model (ABM) to address such gap in the literature.  ...  The first involves the economic feasibility of an IoT implementation in a very large retail warehouse facility, while the second case study proposes a framework able to generate and assess ideal or near-ideal  ...  A multi agent-based simulation model was built to investigate the developed framework and a case has been analyzed using an agent-based simulation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info11100458 fatcat:fla4a65olref7ga7ozvglir224

A framework for service enterprise workflow simulation based on multi-agent cooperation

Fujun Yang, Weiming Shen, Wenan Tan, Hamada H. Ghenniwa
2010 2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics  
lang=fr Access and use of this website and the material on it are subject to the Terms and Conditions set forth at A framework for service enterprise workflow simulation based on multiagent cooperation  ...  Yang, F.; Shen, W.; Tan, W.; Ghenniwa, H. A fra m e w ork for se rvic e e nt e rprise w ork flow sim ula t ion ba se d on m ult i-a ge nt c oope ra t ion  ...  The rest of the paper is organized as follows: Section 2 discusses discrete event simulation and agent technologies; Section 3 proposes a framework for business process simulation based on multi-agent  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsmc.2010.5641910 dblp:conf/smc/YangSTG10 fatcat:vjjsmjydprdfdoaoj4lox4djcy

A multi-formalism modeling composability framework: agent and discrete-event models

Hessam Sarjoughian, Dongping Huang
2005 Ninth IEEE International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real-Time Applications  
The framework is exemplified via vehicle and agent models described in the Discrete-Event System Specification and Reactive Action Planning formalisms.  ...  Model composability is concerned with techniques for developing a whole model of a system from the models of its sub-systems.  ...  For continuous and discrete-event models, time base is continuous (i.e., real) and for discrete-time models, time base is discrete (i.e., integer).  ... 
doi:10.1109/distra.2005.4 dblp:conf/dsrt/SarjoughianH05 fatcat:mri7nlnsr5hopa7nr3xeen5o4m


Francisco Tapia, Alison McKay, Mark Robinson
2021 Proceedings of the Design Society  
In this paper, we report early work exploring these interplays between rework and design iteration through the development of process simulation models.  ...  However, some feedback loops, due to design iteration, have a positive impact on design outcomes (i.e., the quality of the final design), so are worth the time and costs incurred.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología of Mexico (CONACYT) for the financial support provided to Francisco Tapia Lara as part of his PhD Scholarship (472443/843527  ... 
doi:10.1017/pds.2021.527 fatcat:cgqs7juamzf3zn4meapsdvfuzy

Discrete Event Modeling and Simulation for Reinforcement Learning System Design

Laurent Capocchi, Jean-François Santucci
2022 Information  
An overview of these different improvements are given based on the implementation of the Q-Learning reinforcement learning algorithm in the framework of the Discrete Event system Specification (DEVS) and  ...  Discrete event modeling and simulation and reinforcement learning are two frameworks suited for cyberphysical system design, which, when combined, can give powerful tools for system optimization or decision  ...  The Discrete Event System Specification The DEVS formalism [3] has been introduced in order to offer a hierarchical modeling and simulation of systems.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info13030121 fatcat:2tl5fvm5zbcdhittgop6afybqa

A Review of Platforms for the Development of Agent Systems [article]

Constantin-Valentin Pal, Florin Leon, Marcin Paprzycki, Maria Ganzha
2020 arXiv   pre-print
It aims to serve as a reference point for people interested in developing agent systems.  ...  This paper presents a up-to-date review of the existing agent platforms and also a historical perspective of this domain.  ...  JAFMAS (Java-based Agent Framework for Multi-Agent Systems) provides a generic methodology for developing speech-act based agent systems.  ... 
arXiv:2007.08961v1 fatcat:3ddtajdqv5fftldoqobr2y6y4u

On Conceptual Structuration and Coupling Methods of Co-Simulation Frameworks in Cyber-Physical Energy System Validation

Van Nguyen, Yvon Besanger, Quoc Tran, Tung Nguyen
2017 Energies  
This paper would serve as a solid theoretical base for specification of future applications of co-simulation and selection of coupling methods in CPES assessment and validation.  ...  Combining simulators of different domains into a joint experiment, co-simulation provides a holistic framework to consider the whole CPES at system level.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work is supported by the European Community's Horizon 2020 Program  ... 
doi:10.3390/en10121977 fatcat:g64otppewjfmhndnlnh6sdvuhu

An Architecture of Procedures in Modeling for Manufacturing Logistics

Udula Mangalika
2020 Journal of Sustainable Machines  
The concepts of Modeling and Simulation (M&S) are gradually becoming a fundamental sector which attracts the attention of researchers in the modern age.  ...  In that case, this paper presents the Simulation Procedures (SP) and architecture can be used to comprehend the systems for product development.  ...  Researchers in [9] have also formulated the decisionsupport framework based on discrete event simulation for strategic evaluation of the product capacity.  ... 
doi:10.46532/jsm.20200902 fatcat:exgrvg52fbhzjdij5ob63zrxk4

An agent-based simulation framework for cognitive radio studies

Jacek Dzikowski, Cynthia Hood
2009 Proceedings of the Second International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques  
Due to the lack of general simulation tools available for analyzing cognitive radio networks, we propose an agent-based framework for cognitive radio studies.  ...  Additionally, because of its agent-based nature, our framework enables to study emergent and behavioral aspects of large and heterogeneous cognitive radio networks, an important factor that is being constantly  ...  A multi agent based model (MABM) is a computational model for simulating the mutual interactions of a group of autonomous entities (agents) constituting a system, providing a perspective to study their  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.simutools2009.5654 dblp:conf/simutools/DzikowskiH09 fatcat:2klt34ky6zbhpdpqjsnl3a37ra

An Overview of the Quartz Modelling and Simulation Framework

Romain Franceschini, Paul-Antoine Bisgambiglia, Paul Bisgambiglia, David R. C. Hill
2018 Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications  
Quartz is a modelling and simulation framework enabling the development and the execution of models based on the Parallel Discrete Event System Specification (PDEVS) formalism.  ...  In this paper we give an overview of the tool by giving details on its design and features.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is supported by the Corsican region (CTC) and the European Union (EU) through a PO-FEDER regional program: MoonFish.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006864201200127 dblp:conf/simultech/FranceschiniBBH18 fatcat:qfeyfz4c25ewxc3xwx5n2ng52y

Modeling Dynamic Interactions in Supply Chains Using Agent-Based Simulations

M. Dorigatti, O. Chiotti, H.E. Salomone
2013 Iberoamerican Journal of Industrial Engineering  
In this work, we present preliminary results of our research on the construction of an agent-based simulation framework suitable to support the analysis of complex supply chain interactions as the one  ...  For defining the internal structure of agents we explore the application of the SCOR reference model to bring a business process perspective and adopt the requirement of making explicit separation of the  ...  This is a multi-paradigm simulation modeling environment that supports hybrid combina-tions of System Dynamics, Process-centric (discrete event), and Agent Based modeling.  ... 
doi:10.13084/2175-8018.v05n10a12 fatcat:new6d6ozgberbbo3lcfhilbxxe

PASSIM: a simulation-based process for the development of multi-agent systems

Massimo Cossentino, Giancarlo Fortino, Alfredo Garro, Samuele Mascillaro, Wilma Russo
2008 International Journal of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering  
This paper presents the Process for Agent Specification, Simulation and Implementation (PASSIM), a simulation-based development process for Multi-agent Systems (MASs), which was obtained by integrating  ...  the well-known and established Process for Agent Societies Specification and Implementation (PASSI) methodology and a Statecharts-based simulation methodology supporting functional and nonfunctional validation  ...  The Simulation Implementation and Simulation Execution are supported by MASSIMO (Multi-Agent System SIMulator framewOrk) (Fortino et al., 2005a) , a Java-based discrete-event simulation framework for  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijaose.2008.017313 fatcat:2tft23i7efhzreotmbicweecyi

BioASF: a framework for automatically generating executable pathway models specified in BioPAX

Reza Haydarlou, Annika Jacobsen, Nicola Bonzanni, K. Anton Feenstra, Sanne Abeln, Jaap Heringa
2016 Bioinformatics  
The framework is based on the principles of discrete event systems and multi-agent systems, and is capable of automatically generating a hierarchical multi-agent system for a given BioPAX model.  ...  For specifying these biological pathways, a community of researchers has defined BioPAX and provided various tools for creating, validating and visualizing BioPAX models.  ...  Acknowledgement We thank € Ozgü n Babur for providing helpful information about the BioPAX tools ChiBE, Paxtools and Pattern Search.  ... 
doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btw250 pmid:27307645 pmcid:PMC4908334 fatcat:xvov4v7a5bcoliselptxstvojy
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