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An agent-based infrastructure for enterprise integration

R.S. Cost, T. Finin, Y. Labrou, Xiaocheng Luan, Yun Peng, I. Soboroff, J. Mayfield, A. Boughannam
Proceedings. First and Third International Symposium on Agent Systems Applications, and Mobile Agents  
Jackal has been developed in support of an investigation of the use of agents in enterprise-wide integration of planning and execution for manufacturing.  ...  Jackal is a Java-based tool for communication using the KQML agent communication language.  ...  Summary Jackal provides developers with an easy to use facility for KQML, supporting the use of conversation based protocols.  ... 
doi:10.1109/asama.1999.805406 dblp:conf/ma/CostFLLPSMB99 fatcat:h2ervpgxcbgsvalit3vlbehilu

An Agent-based Framework for Integrating Workflows and Web Services

C. Aberg, P. Lambrix, N. Shahmehri
14th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprise (WETICE'05)  
To this aim we propose an agent-based model for integrating the usage of the Semantic Web (represented as Web services) into an organization's work routines (represented by Workflows).  ...  Further, we describe a possible architecture for our approach, and briefly show its feasibility with an implemented prototype.  ...  Conclusion We introduced an agent-based framework for integrating Web services into an organization's Workflow.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wetice.2005.17 dblp:conf/wetice/AbergLS05 fatcat:vjqg6uhy5ncipksqy7un2omek4

Integrated Dynamic Management of Virtual Enterprises. Concepts and Solution in the Bidsaver Project [chapter]

Roberto Santoro, Bruno Lisanti, Luca Spotorno
2002 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Such a framework is based on the concept of the Business Integrator (81), an external entity providing Companies with both management and methodological support, and in charge of coordinating the Virtual  ...  ITALY This paper is targeted upon the new methods and infrastructures for the dynamic management of Virtual Enterprises (VE), as built up in the BIDSAVER Project (1ST Project #10768) part of the VNE (Virtual  ...  . • Information Capturing Agents, one for each enterprise.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35585-6_58 fatcat:kzrgmksrujd6rjr5jyiifjk7ya

Towards an Internet Enabled Cooperative Manufacturing Management Framework [chapter]

Qi Hao, Weiming Shen, Giuseppe Stecca, Lihui Wang
2004 Processes and Foundations for Virtual Organizations  
An Internet enabled framework based on Web services and software agents for cooperative manufacturing management is proposed.  ...  A Web based integration environment consisting of an agellf based scheduling system. a Web based remote monitoring and control system. and corresponding services is designed and developed for the shop  ...  An integrated infrastructure is designed on top of legacy transaction systems with XML being chosen for interoperation between heterogeneous systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35704-1_20 fatcat:dfeqxm7pojck3pqlolvbmvrepu

Infrastructures for VE: A Summary of Achievements [chapter]

L. M. Camarinha-Matos, H. Afsarmanesh
1999 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
PRODNET II is an example of project that has contributed with substantial advances for an open and flexible infrastructure.  ...  A large number of national and international research projects in the virtual enterprise area have been devoted to the design and development of infrastructures and basic VE support junctionalities.  ...  Multi-agent Systems approaches Another interesting approach for the development of generic infrastructures for VE is based on the Multi-Agent Systems paradigm.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35577-1_35 fatcat:4o6bsxtqbncb7pm3obfja6foau

Integrating Enterprise Security Infrastructure with Cloud Computing

Oliver Pfaff, Sebastian Ries
2014 Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transaction  
Hence traditional enterprises encounter specific integration challenges with respect to their security infrastructure when considering Cloud computing.  ...  Traditional enterprises have their roots in on-premises computing. They operate security infrastructure on-premise.  ...  This infrastructure resides on-premises. Its integration is crucial: the mentioned on-premises security infrastructure backs and enables the productivity of the workforce of an enterprise.  ... 
doi:10.20533/jitst.2046.3723.2014.0042 fatcat:34jiynxiyjff5mzbvmilwqs7am

A collaborative agent-based infrastructure for Internet-enabled collaborative enterprises

Weiming Shen, Rob Kremer, Mihaela Ulieru, Douglas Norrie
2003 International Journal of Production Research  
The infrastructure proposed in this paper is for implementing agent-based Internetenabled collaborative enterprises and supply chain management systems.  ...  However, all these systems are typical agent-based applications to manufacturing enterprise integration and supply chair management.  ...  Wortmann and Szirbik (2001) presented an overview of applications of agent-based technologies to virtual enterprises.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207540210163946 fatcat:kci577gh4fdshgmwx6gbrlvabu

Towards a Maintainable Federalist Enterprise Measurement Infrastructure

Matthias Vianden, Horst Lichter, Andreas Steffens
2013 2013 Joint Conference of the 23rd International Workshop on Software Measurement and the 8th International Conference on Software Process and Product Measurement  
In this paper we propose an architecture blueprint for a federalist Enterprise Measurement Infrastructure (EMI) which helps to address these typical weaknesses of centralistic measurement systems.  ...  We combined these with modern ideas from the area of Enterprise Application Integration and extended the ISO 15939 data flow to allow a more flexible and elegant solution.  ...  The following chapter II introduces a typical application scenario for an enterprise measurement infrastructure. This is based on an example taken from our industrial experience.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iwsm-mensura.2013.20 dblp:conf/iwsm/ViandenLS13 fatcat:odn7jktptng6rest2h6mkrsgae

A Framework for Building Distributed Agent-Based Industrial Applications

Dimitri Konstantes, Ciarán Bryce, Jean-Henry Morin, Christian Kobei, Apóstolos Vontas, Panos Hatzaras, Adamantios Koumpis
2001 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
on providing the essentials for the development, deployment, operation and evolution of agent-based technologies, infrastructures and (instances of such) systems.  ...  In the paper we present a fresh approach to viewing the technological and business and organizational aspects of agent-based systems utilized in industrial and manufacturing environments.  ...  ) for an extended enterprise environment.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1474-6670(17)36708-3 fatcat:wl4s6cp4ijhnnfnv5hg6pyneze

Infrastructure developments for agile virtual enterprises

Lm Camarinha-Matos, H Afsarmanesh, Rj Rabelo
2003 International journal of computer integrated manufacturing (Print)  
Agility in a virtual enterprise depends not only on the skills of its member enterprises but also on the characteristics of its supporting infrastructure.  ...  Agility is an important requirement for successful organizations in periods of market turbulence and largely unpredictable socio-economic changes.  ...  The authors thank the European Commission for the partial funding for this work and their partners of the PRODNET II, MASSYVE, FETISH-ETF, and THINKcreative projects for their valuable contributions.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0951192031000089156 fatcat:pw5rhwh345huhprwej2lrncqcy

PINCET - Process Integration of Collaborative Enterprises

Rik Eshuis, Heiko Ludwig
2006 15th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE'06)  
At the first International Workshop on Process Integration of Collaborative Enterprises (PINCET) at WETICE 2006 several approaches for achieving such flexible integration were presented and discussed.  ...  Enterprises more and more collaborate with other enterprises in networked organizations.  ...  Overview The first paper Flexible Behaviours for Emergent Process Interoperability outlines an agent-based approach for the bottom-up formation of virtual organisations.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wetice.2006.54 dblp:conf/wetice/EshuisL06 fatcat:lb46kyie4nhgbm6dsyqewylogm

Integrating goal modeling and execution in adaptive complex enterprises

Rajiv Ramnath, Jay Ramanathan
2008 Proceedings of the 2008 ACM symposium on Applied computing - SAC '08  
1 Complex Enterprises consistently struggle with successfully gaining benefits from Enterprise Architecture (EA) initiatives for a variety of reasons, one of them being an end-to-end integration between  ...  In this paper we describe (a) our conceptualization of the Adaptive Complex Enterprise (b) our integrative notation and semantics for goal modeling and linking for such organizations and their operations  ...  This research has been supported by the Collaborative for Enterprise Transformation and Innovation at The Ohio State University and through an IBM Faculty Award.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1363686.1363818 dblp:conf/sac/RamnathR08 fatcat:nxh22nievzgb5diz5kfiozsitm

An Agent-Based Approach for Manufacturing Enterprise Integration and Supply Chain Management [chapter]

W. Shen, D. H. Norrie
1998 Globalization of Manufacturing in the Digital Communications Era of the 21st Century  
This paper presents an agentbased approach for manufacturing enterprise integration and supply chain management to meet such requirements.  ...  A hybrid agent-based architecture is proposed, the main features of such an architecture are then described, and a prototype implementation is presented.  ...  AN AGENT-BASED APPROACH FOR ENTERPRISE INTEGRATION AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT A hybrid architecture -MetaMorph II architecture The MetaMorph li project began at the beginning of 1997.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35351-7_46 fatcat:chzil7tyjrax7ob6kzxtve4y2y

The Changing Role of IT Departments in Enterprise Mashup Environments [chapter]

Volker Hoyer, Katarina Stanoevska-Slabeva
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A new paradigm, known as Enterprise Mashups, implicates a shift concerning the service development and consumption process: end users combine and reuse existing Web-based resources within minutes to new  ...  applications in order to solve an individual and ad-hoc business problem.  ...  Related Work Enterprise Mashups -Definition and Characteristics An Enterprise Mashups is a Web-based resource that combines existing resources, be it content, data or application functionality, from  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-01247-1_14 fatcat:s7dtocw75nc2noaibycbeaapqi

Inter-Company Supply Chains Integration via Mobile Agents [chapter]

D. Brugali, G. Menga, S. Galarraga
1998 Globalization of Manufacturing in the Digital Communications Era of the 21st Century  
In this paper we show how we have applied, in a current project, mobile agent technology to an industrial process in the field of textile manufacturing.  ...  The main contribution of this paper is the description of the agent-oriented application framework which integrates their business enterprlse information systems, to create a supply and distribution chain  ...  They are specific to each physical factory and are integrated into the agent-based infrastructure by means of adapter classes.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35351-7_4 fatcat:qfo3f7yy2vdsbpc5fyudhw7heq
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