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Case Studies for Education in Robotics: From Serious Games to "Technology to Teach Technology" Platforms [chapter]

Monica Drăgoicea, Theodor Borangiu
2015 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
The multi-agent approach is used as a test bed for case studies development.  ...  It tries to stress the role of the application development platform in creating rich simulations, giving students the possibility to express their goals with clarity, and creating suitable application  ...  A use case model is created to comply with the robotic task objectives.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-21290-6_25 fatcat:zh3f5u43jnaxjfvytsbea6xwd4

Instantiating the PERFoRM System Architecture for Industrial Case Studies [chapter]

Paulo Leitão, José Barbosa, Matthias Foehr, Ambra Calà, Pietro Perlo, Gregorio Iuzzolino, Pierluigi Petrali, Johan Vallhagen, Armando W. Colombo
2017 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
The PERFoRM project, an innovation action promoted under the scope of the EU Horizon 2020 program, advocates the use of an Industrie 4.0 compliant system architecture for the seamless reconfiguration of  ...  This paper, after describing the main pillars of the PERFoRM system architecture, focuses in mapping the system architecture into four industrial use cases aiming to validate the system architecture design  ...  as services following the SOA principles, and are interconnected in a transparent manner by using an industrial middleware, as illustrated in Fig. 1 [9] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-51100-9_32 fatcat:44sbsetuezaifjpmeb24wjzw7m

A Multi-Agent Approach to Electric Power Systems [chapter]

Nikolai I., Irina N., Lyudmila V., Denis A., Alexei S., Daniil A.
2011 Multi-Agent Systems - Modeling, Interactions, Simulations and Case Studies  
That is why we must create Multi-Agent Systems -Modeling, Interactions, Simulations and Case Studies  ...  systems (electrical power system, natural gas industry, mineral oil providing system, carbon providing system, heat supply system), Fuel Energy Complex (FEC) and energy security problem of Russia in Melentiev  ...  The Test System Modified IEEE One Area RTS-96 system is used as a case study. Initially this test power system contained 24 buses and had no dynamic elements.  ... 
doi:10.5772/15708 fatcat:223d2wmdgrdx3fodyjebiprhpe

Urban case studies: general discussion

William Brune, William Bloss, Zongbo Shi, Francis Pope, Gary Fuller, Paul S. Monks, Alison Tomlin, Thomas Karl, Matthew Hort, Claudia Mohr, Rob MacKenzie, Athanasia Vlachou (+36 others)
2016 Faraday discussions  
Simone Pieber opened a general discussion of the paper by Spyros Pandis: from your presentation together with recent source apportionment studies such as e.g.  ...  Do you think this is still relevant, or should we focus our attention differently, and what do you think is currently hindering us from tackling the heating sector? 1 M. Crippa et al., Atmos. Chem.  ...  Then one can simulate regional SOA with many VBS versions, which have from dozens to over 100 parameters.  ... 
doi:10.1039/c6fd90021f pmid:27378323 fatcat:4uhh6i5x3na2fhbnwk6qwr4sha

Evidence and Ideology in Macroeconomics: The Case of Investment Cycles

Claude Hillinger
2005 Social Science Research Network  
Specifically, there is a fixed investment cycle of about 8 years and an inventory cycle of about 4 years.  ...  These quasi-periodic movements can be represented as low order, stochastic, dynamic processes with complex eigenvalues.  ...  For a given MC simulation the pair ( ) , γ ϑ was fixed. The sectoral SOA equations were then simulated, with the aggregate computed at each step and used in computing the next step.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.814527 fatcat:gi6nux65zzg3pkcpn2kxpitxj4

Industrial Agents in the Era of Service-Oriented Architectures and Cloud-Based Industrial Infrastructures [chapter]

Armando Walter Colombo, Stamatis Karnouskos, João Marco Mendes, Paulo Leitão
2015 Industrial Agents  
FIGURE 4 4 FIGURE 4.2 FIGURE 4.3 FIGURE 4.4 FIGURE 4. 5 5 Integration of MAS and SOA using an Enterprise Service Bus. 4.4 USE CASE: CYBER-PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SIMULATION FIGURE 4. 7 7 DS-Agents  ...  The use of an ESB constitutes an alternative way to implement the integration of MAS and SOA following the SOMAS concept, where software applications are MAS-based systems that are interacting through  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-800341-1.00004-8 fatcat:qf477k7esffobk3frfuqa5oauy

Development of a Smart Manufacturing Execution System Architecture for SMEs: A Czech Case Study

Marcel Rolf Pfeifer
2021 Sustainability  
The sample architecture was validated with a case study on a Czech SME.  ...  still remain an obstacle.  ...  Research has been conducted with MAS systems using MES and ERP systems as data hubs [73] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su131810181 fatcat:v4w4wvzrrve43oxswfqq32lfei

A Review of Agent and Service-Oriented Concepts Applied to Intelligent Energy Systems

Pavel Vrba, Vladimir Marik, Pierluigi Siano, Paulo Leitao, Gulnara Zhabelova, Valeriy Vyatkin, Thomas Strasser
2014 IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics  
The intention of this paper is to provide an overview of using agent and service-oriented technologies in intelligent energy systems.  ...  Concepts and technologies like multiagent systems or service-oriented architectures are able to deal with future requirements supporting a flexible, intelligent, and active power grid management.  ...  In this case, WVSC is used as a test bed to illustrate functionality of newly designed immune-based MAS.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tii.2014.2326411 fatcat:xq6e2b4dcvghvkzxws33bqvpmq

Case-Based Argumentation Infrastructure for Agent Societies [chapter]

Jaume Jordán, Stella Heras, Vicente Julián
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To perform this test, we have executed several rounds to simulate the use of the system over certain period of time.  ...  To perform this test the case-bases of the CBRs are loaded with all default cases. Then, each case is used to query the CBR.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28942-2_2 fatcat:jckzikjomnhyjgnzhm4xeyemve

Low-Threshold, High-Power On-Chip Tunable III-V/Si Lasers with Integrated Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers

Joan Manel Ramírez, Pierre Fanneau de la Horie, Jean-Guy Provost, Stéphane Malhouitre, Delphine Néel, Christophe Jany, Claire Besancon, Nicolas Vaissière, Jean Decobert, Karim Hassan, David Bitauld
2021 Applied Sciences  
The SOA provides an on-chip gain of 18 dB/mm. The total power consumption of the co-integrated devices remains below 0.5 W even for the most power demanding lasing wavelengths.  ...  , and low power systems for wavelength division multiplexed passive optical networks (WDM-PONs).  ...  Dafonseca for their technical support and useful discussions. All data supporting this review paper is openly available from the III-V lab repository at R&D Activities (  ... 
doi:10.3390/app112311096 fatcat:wrqdbmeibbec7jklhlm3he7bn4

Specification of the PERFoRM architecture for the seamless production system reconfiguration

Paulo Leitao, Jose Barbosa, Arnaldo Pereira, Jose Barata, Armando W. Colombo
2016 IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society  
To investigate the known practices, four use cases are enlighted in this paper, which cover a wide spectrum of the European industrial force, as well as industrial standards to support a smooth migration  ...  This paper considers the best practices from previous successful European projects addressing distributed control systems to develop an innovative architecture that can be industrially deployed.  ...  This can be reached by using distributed approaches, e.g., MAS or SOA.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iecon.2016.7793007 dblp:conf/iecon/LeitaoBPBC16 fatcat:awijicma3jazbnt5bis7l5vo3q

An Agent-Based Simulation of SOA-Ready Devices

Stamatis Karnouskos, Mian Mohammad Junaid Tariq
2008 Tenth International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation (uksim 2008)  
In this paper we explore the simulation of such an infrastructure composed of heterogeneous web-service enabled (SOA-ready) devices with the help of a multi-agent system.  ...  The new capabilities of the emerging infrastructure will have a significant impact on industrial applications, services and business practices.  ...  Therefore, we need to develop a new one, preferably as an extension to one of the existing frameworks, and in our case using MAS.  ... 
doi:10.1109/uksim.2008.81 dblp:conf/uksim/KarnouskosT08 fatcat:zieionj7c5eo5dqj4rj2exaefm

SOA/SPD-based incoherent SAC-OCDMA system at 9^|^times;5Gbps

Hamza M. R. Al-Khafaji, S. A. Aljunid, Angela Amphawan, Hilal A. Fadhil
2013 IEICE Electronics Express  
The performance of the hybrid SOA/SPD scheme is validated through simulation experiments.  ...  Our results show that SOA/SPD scheme remarkably improves the performance and increases the throughput of SAC-OCDMA system.  ...  To compare the effectiveness of different PIIN suppression approaches, the SOA-based noise cleaning is used with SPD detection (SOA/SPD case) and conventional direct detection (DD) [8] (SOA/DD case).  ... 
doi:10.1587/elex.10.20130044 fatcat:ylnmsjbyznhlzlkyp7wromnhyi

An Agent-Based System for Automated Configuration and Coordination of Robotic Operations in Real Time—A Case Study on a Car Floor Welding Process

Sotiris Makris, Kosmas Alexopoulos, George Michalos, Andreas Sardelis
2020 Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing  
The specific framework was implemented, tested and validated in a feasibility study upon a laboratory robotic assembly cell with typical industrial components, using real data derived from a car-floor  ...  This paper investigates the feasibility of using an agent-based framework to configure, control and coordinate dynamic, real-time robotic operations with the use of ontology manufacturing principles.  ...  The system was developed and applied in an industrial case study of the robotics-based welding of automotive floor parts.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmmp4030095 doaj:7a8efdb779464c9c80a963eb8e0cf63c fatcat:skjoqwqjpjam5ioqecnjoimbzm

Industrial automation based on cyber-physical systems technologies: Prototype implementations and challenges

Paulo Leitão, Armando Walter Colombo, Stamatis Karnouskos
2016 Computers in industry (Print)  
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) is an emergent approach that focuses on the integration of computational applications with physical devices, being designed as a network of interacting cyber and physical elements  ...  In this work, an overview of key aspects of industrial CPS, their technologies and emerging directions, as well as challenges for their implementation is presented.  ...  as MAS, SOA and cloud systems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2015.08.004 fatcat:suqtgpucvfdkvd744dghegzhq4
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