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Agent-Community-Network-Based Secure Collaboration Support System [chapter]

Tsunenori Mine, Kosaku Kimura, Satoshi Amamiya, Ken'ichi Takahashi, Makoto Amamiya
2009 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
Considering these problems, we have been developing an agent-communitynetwork-based business matching and collaboration support system.  ...  Business matching and collaboration support systems are useful, in particular for small-and-medium sized companies.  ...  Acknowledgment This research was partly supported by the Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Program under grant 052310008 from the MIC, Japan.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-01668-4_13 fatcat:pnrtciy43nc4dehy4niavwlbtq

Reflective Federation of Enterprises in Open Service Ecosystem

Lea Kutvonen
2010 2010 14th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops  
The present trend of enterprise computing is towards networked business, and thus there is a high demand on a new layer of global infrastructure that facilitates interenterprise collaboration management  ...  This paper discusses the Pilarcos open ecosystem architecture; and especially, its reflective infrastructure that supports runtime establishment of collaborations, and consistent evolution of the ecosystem  ...  Contract-based governance of business networks A business network is an identified, isolated collaboration that governed by eContract [14] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/edocw.2010.26 dblp:conf/edoc/Kutvonen10 fatcat:ix7h4evn7vgybc6ctv3ywjugoi

Interoperability Middleware for Federated Business Services in Web-Pilarcos

Lea Kutvonen, Toni Ruokolainen, Janne Metso
2007 International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems  
This paper discusses the concepts provided for application and business network creators, and the supporting middleware-level knowledge repositories for interoperability support.  ...  The web-Pilarcos B2B middleware is designed for lowering the cost of collaboration establishment and to facilitate management and maintenance of networks.  ...  The rules of the type system are based on behavioural session types, structural matching of syntactic information and semantic relations based on description logic (Takeuchi et al., 1994; Jha, Palsberg  ... 
doi:10.4018/jeis.2007010101 fatcat:gh6ckzjqrfgwjkj6ko2cepfvza

Collaborative Services to Maintain Electronic Business Relationships [chapter]

Peter Weiß, Stefan Klink
2007 Establishing the Foundation of Collaborative Networks  
Electronic collaborative networks are a prevailing concept in actual scientific business management literature.  ...  Because of the occurrence of newly concepts as "service orientation" and service oriented architectures, electronic networks and business intelligence, has gained momentum and revival.  ...  Ontologies offer support for communication processes and complex interactions of business entities in collaborative spaces (Weiß, 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-73798-0_46 dblp:conf/ifip5-5/WeissK07 fatcat:s6jodxwnwrh3zknhv5f5p7z5em

Multi-Tier Agent Architecture for Open Service Ecosystems

Lea Kutvonen
2012 International Conference on Agreement Technologies  
The present trend of enterprise computing is towards networked business; thus there is a high demand on a new layer of global infrastructure that facilitates inter-enterprise collaboration management and  ...  We analyse the multi-tier agent architecture nature of the open service ecosystems, and collaborative management of inter-enterprise collaborations within them.  ...  A business service is a software-supported service with a functionality suitable for a business need on the market and thus relevant for the networked business.  ... 
dblp:conf/at/Kutvonen12 fatcat:y5wzisqnfzbcflis7abrjovaba

Inter-enterprise Collaboration Management in Dynamic Business Networks [chapter]

Lea Kutvonen, Janne Metso, Toni Ruokolainen
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
partners' IT systems; ensuring and enforcing interoperability between the component services; and establishing the business network.  ...  The middleware services aim for a rigorous level of transparent interoperability support, including awareness of collaboration processes, and collaboration level adaptation to breaches in operation.  ...  The work much integrates with RM-ODP standards work, and recently has found an interesting context in the INTEROP NoE collaboration.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11575771_37 fatcat:cj46r52scnbdbmwljh4jup5jzq

Agent-based Collaborative Supply Net Management [chapter]

Bernd Scholz-Reiter, Hartmut Höhns
2003 Collaborative Systems for Production Management  
Finally an example is given that sketches the idea of an agent-based simulation approach to tackle the bullwhip effect Keywords Collaborative Supply Chain Management, multi-agent systems, SCOR-Model.  ...  Thus, this paper proposes an agent-based approach to collaborative supply net management, based on the SCOR-Model (Supply chain Operations Reference-mode!).  ...  of Production Systems, University of Bremen) in cooperation with the DAI-Lab at the Technical University of Berlin.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35698-3_1 fatcat:hm4wqc33yrgobc6owioqdmeck4

From trading to eCommunity management: Responding to social and contractual challenges

Lea Kutvonen, Janne Metso, Sini Ruohomaa
2007 Information Systems Frontiers  
This paper discusses how trust-based decisions are supported and positioned in the B2B middleware.  ...  The increasing pressure for enterprises to join into agile business networks is changing the requirements on the enterprise computing systems.  ...  The research group involved, Collaborative and Interoperable Computing group, builds on work done in various projects funded by the national technology development center TEKES and industrial partners.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-007-9031-x fatcat:mam5iyquibem3bpzjbdcqrtw4e

Enhancing the Maturity of Open Service Ecosystems and Inter-enterprise Collaborations [chapter]

Lea Kutvonen
2013 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
The present business era is labeled by collaborations across enterprise boundaries and by utilisation of service-based computing.  ...  Pervasive computing utilities are created to match the basic business activities, such as contracting and breach management, adaptation of innovative business models, and collaboration management.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper draws from work in the CINCO group (Collaborative and Interoperable Computing, http://cinco.cs.helsinki.fi/) at the University of Helsinki.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36796-0_3 fatcat:fmn7s2yc5zcc7d7vchvuycyega

Agent-Based Digital Networking in Furniture Manufacturing Enterprises [chapter]

Anthony Karageorgos, Dimitra Avramouli, Christos Tjortjis, Georgios Ntalos
2010 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
In this paper, we propose a technological approach to support such enterprise networks which is primarily based on the use of software agents.  ...  software system, which is based on that framework.  ...  In this paper, we present an agent-based approach to support 'smart' networking in furniture manufacturing SMEs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-14306-9_39 fatcat:ev4zb6fnkrhx3cirsrnozg76di

Web Service for Knowledge Management in E-Marketplaces

Singh, Iyer, Salam
2003 e-Service Journal  
The objective is to enable informed and knowledge-based discovery of business partners from among the multitude online, and to support knowledge-rich e-business processes that cut across the value chain  ...  systems and the Web Services Architecture."  ...  Multi-agent systems can be used to enhance collaboration among supply chain partners and participate with human agents to organize, store, retrieve, search, and match information and knowledge for effective  ... 
doi:10.2979/esj.2003.3.1.32 fatcat:nl54kat4bfa2rdl4z3gtaf5qvu

Web Service for Knowledge Management in E-Marketplaces

Rahul Singh, Lakshmi Iyer, A. F. Salam
2003 e-Service Journal  
The objective is to enable informed and knowledge-based discovery of business partners from among the multitude online, and to support knowledge-rich e-business processes that cut across the value chain  ...  systems and the Web Services Architecture."  ...  Multi-agent systems can be used to enhance collaboration among supply chain partners and participate with human agents to organize, store, retrieve, search, and match information and knowledge for effective  ... 
doi:10.1353/esj.2004.0013 fatcat:5ax4fyz2nfecllxbje5o3flpgy

e-Work: the challenge of the next generation ERP systems

Pornthep Anussornnitisarn, Shimon Y. Nof
2003 Production planning & control (Print)  
business partners.  ...  The characteristics of the next generation of ERP systems are presented based on conclusions from several of Purdue University's PRISM Center research projects in planning distributed information and production  ...  Acknowledgements This research has been partially supported by the PRISM Center and by the IBM Corporation.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09537280310001647931 fatcat:dzkvikmbsng2vi4bhwes224f6e

Monitoring Morphisms to Support Sustainable Interoperability of Enterprise Systems [chapter]

José Ferreira, Carlos Agostinho, João Sarraipa, Ricardo Jardim-Goncalves
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Model-Based Systems Engineering Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) is the formalized application of modelling to support the systems engineering processes, namely requirements, design, analysis, verification  ...  After present in sections 2 and 3 the state of the art in methods and technology for model-based engineering and model-morphisms, the paper proposes in section 4 a multi-agent system to monitor existing  ...   Agent Comunicator, is responsible for the communication between different MIRAI's of a collaborative network.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-25126-9_15 fatcat:j3srt77u7nfr3cqprt4p5b3phu

Towards Agent-Based 'Smart' Collaboration in Enterprise Networks

Anthony Karageorgos, Dimitra Avramouli, Georgios Ntalos, Christos Tjortjis, Konstantina Vasilopoulou
2010 2010 19th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructures for Collaborative Enterprises  
Keywords-smart business networks; agent-based enterprise collaboration; intelligent recommendation systems; data mining I.  ...  In this paper, we use furniture manufacturing SME's as a case study and we provide an overview of our ongoing work on e-Furn, an agent-based system for supporting 'smart' collaboration in enterprise networks  ...  Furthermore, to better support the regularly changing business network competencies, it is necessary to utilise both service-oriented and agent-driven system architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wetice.2010.11 dblp:conf/wetice/KarageorgosANTV10 fatcat:ipuh2defgvagpedqcliibwhgya
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