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Comparing Stability of Implementation Techniques for Multi-agent System Product Lines

Camila Nunes, Uirá Kulesza, Cláudio Sant'Anna, Ingrid Nunes, Alessandro Garcia, Carlos J.P. Lucena
2009 2009 13th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering  
Multi-agent system product lines (MAS-PL) promote large-scale reuse of common and variable agency features across multiple MAS applications.  ...  Multi-agent systems (MAS) are increasingly being exploited to support autonomous recommendation of products and information to contemporary application users.  ...  Final Remarks In this paper, we presented a quantitative study of the incremental development of a multi-agent system product line (MAS-PL).  ... 
doi:10.1109/csmr.2009.50 dblp:conf/csmr/NunesKSNGL09 fatcat:ux73vxpnc5httj3ob2wzexdrye

On the Modularity Assessment of Aspect-Oriented Multi-Agent Systems Product Lines: a Quantitative Study

Camila Nunes, Uirá Kulesza, Cláudio Sant'Anna, Ingrid Nunes, Carlos José Pereira de Lucena
2008 Brazilian Symposium on Software Components, Architectures and Reuse  
This paper presents a quantitative study of development and evolution of a multi-agent systems product line (MAS-PL).  ...  [22] or multi-agent systems [12, 30] .  ...  Only some recent research has investigated the integration synergy of multi-agent systems (MASs) and SPLs technologies, characterizing the development of Multi-Agent Systems Product Lines (MAS-PL) [26  ... 
dblp:conf/sbcars/NunesKSNL08 fatcat:rkppzja2xfe7zcmu7uh3qhkx7m

Intelligent and Flexible Manufacturing Product Line Supported by Agents and Wireless Sensor and Actuator Network

Edison Pignaton de Freitas, Ivan Muller, Rodrigo Allgayer, Carlos Eduardo Pereira, Andre Cavalcante, Marco Marinho, João Paulo C. Lustosa da Costa, Rafael Timóteo de Sousa Júnior
2013 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
This paper explores these two aspects, by studying a flexible product line able to assemble different types of products in a production line by means of a multi-agent approach that drives the products  ...  This implies in how efficient is the combination of the multi-agent based factory control system with a wireless communication infrastructure in terms of timing.  ...  Other advanced multi-agents techniques can also be explored, such as agent cloning. Models exploring this technique can also be mentioned as possible directions for future works.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20130619-3-ru-3018.00535 fatcat:pyvsxs53fnfejcu4xlgn7pv7ke

A novel multi-agent scheduling mechanism for adaptation of production plans in case of supply chain disruptions

Jing Tan, Lars Braubach, Kai Jander, Rongjun Xu, Kai Chen
2020 AI Communications  
The system has been implemented as proof of concept and is currently reimplemented and transferred to a production system based on the Jadex agent platform.  ...  For that purpose an agent-based scheduling mechanism has been devised, in which agents represent materials and production sites and use local optimization techniques and negotiations to generate an adapted  ...  [13] , both simulation techniques are compared.  ... 
doi:10.3233/aic-200646 fatcat:be4lwjq56nhi3n6bjzr7glkcw4

A survey of dynamic scheduling in manufacturing systems

Djamila Ouelhadj, Sanja Petrovic
2008 Journal of Scheduling  
The principles of several dynamic scheduling techniques, namely, dispatching rules, heuristics, meta-heuristics, artificial intelligence techniques, and multi-agent systems are described in detail, followed  ...  The problem of scheduling is concerned with searching for optimal (or near-optimal) schedules subject to a number of constraints.  ...  networks, hybrid techniques and multi-agent systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10951-008-0090-8 fatcat:ey7we6uyq5azdi2lcruqlxiqje

Preface to Part III Modern and Biologically Inspired Paradigm

2011 Procedia Computer Science  
Research works contributing to this section are 1) A work on the modeling and governing of complex system behavior in flexible and adaptive robotic assembly systems using a fully distributed multi-agent  ...  Agent Based Systems -These systems use simple rules for simultaneous interactions among multiple agents, predict the behavior of complex phenomena, and finally generate complex adaptive behavior.  ...  scenarios within a multiple-generation product line viewed as a complex adaptive system.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2011.08.049 fatcat:vxggawn5ivc4rpadvifyw7j3gy

Development of a Semantic Multi-Agent Based Intelligent Ethical Wealth Management Planner

D. V. Viswacheda, Patricia Anthony, Rosita Chang, Chin Kim On
2012 Journal of clean energy technologies  
We will discuss the various factors of implementation in wealth management and review on how wealth management is implemented technically using semantic multi agent technology.  ...  We present our case study on multi agent based ethical intelligent wealth management planner.  ...  This architecture makes it possible to solve a wide range of problems in terms of agents and multi-agent systems.  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijcte.2012.v4.598 fatcat:33nhsbvduve3veeneg4tf376w4

Enhancing the Power System Loadability Using TCSC: Improved Gravitational Search Algorithm

Anwar S. Siddiqui , Manisha Rani
2015 International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology  
For the efficient transmission of power from power plants to consumer loads, the power losses are reduced in modern power system.  ...  Through the mass determination of each agent, all the solutions are contributing to the optimum solution. Here the maximum power loss of the system is considered as a fitness function.  ...  M Basu have offered a multi-objective optimal power flow with FACTS appliances to optimize cost of production, mission and dynamic power communication power systems [3] .  ... 
doi:10.15680/ijirset.2015.0404019 fatcat:itgyvdo6frg33jttul66j24eqq

Towards the integration of process and quality control using multi-agent technology

P. Castellini, C. Cristalli, M. Foehr, P. Leitao, N. Paone, I. Schjolberg, J. Tjonnas, C. Turrin, T. Wagner
2011 IECON 2011 - 37th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society  
The paper introduces a vision on the design of distributed manufacturing control systems using the multi-agent principles to enhance the integration of the production and quality control processes.  ...  Innovation is also presented at the level of adaptive process control and self-optimizing quality control, with examples related to a home appliance production line.  ...  Fig. 1 . 1 DCS-MES focus of GRACE Project in the Automation Pyramid. Fig. 2 . 2 Multi-agent System Architecture for the Production Line. Fig. 3 3 Cycle of Engineering  Quality influences.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iecon.2011.6119347 fatcat:47wbjvzufngujc4cnbdhttibs4

Optimal Power Flows with Security Constraints using Multi Agent based PSO Algorithms by Optimal Placement of Multiple SVCS

K. RaviKumar, S. Anand, M. Sydulu
2012 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The constraints related to violation limits, minimization of voltage stability index, and line loss are dealt using penalty factor approach.  ...  The new multi agent based cubic lattice and two dimensional lattice structured based PSO algorithms were considered for optimizing power flows while satisfying all the constraints mentioned above.  ...  Fig 1 . 1 SVC Configuration and its Susceptance model 2.2 Objective Function: Figure 2 .Figure 3 . 23 Square Lattice structure of Multi agent system for PSO Cubic Lattice structure of Multi agent system  ... 
doi:10.5120/8240-1514 fatcat:uvkt26odsjgxrm66xxroi6ov4i


R. Bandinelli, S. Cavalieri, S. Terzi
2005 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
In order to provide an answer to this main issue, the paper illustrates the main distinctive features of the PMS-ESS, a performance measurement system for the evaluation of production scheduling systems  ...  In particular, lot of work has been done in the past (and is currently on-going) on Performance Measurement for manufacturing systems at a strategic level.  ...  These values are compared with the result of the Market-like multi-agent architecture scheduling techniques. At last, the Flexibility Domain indicators are calculated.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20050703-6-cz-1902.01467 fatcat:z57bplkvrzeexdbmyqf3gmc5pu

A Multi-Objective Hybrid Algorithm for Planning Electrical Distribution System

Paulthurai Rajesh, Francis H. Shajin
2020 European Journal of Electrical Engineering  
As established multipurpose hybrid algorithm to plan electrical distribution system performed at MATLAB / simulink platform as well as efficiency evaluated to compare it other methods.  ...  System planning with several objective types, a few of which are discussed below.  ...  In the situation, the efficiency of established technique is compared to GSA technique.  ... 
doi:10.18280/ejee.224-509 fatcat:ehgjilp3zffylmrahu64v2im3m

Statistical Assessment of Whale Optimization Algorithm for Sizing and Placement of DG Considering Multi-Objective Function with PSO and CSA Algorithm

The comparative analysis of these above said optimization techniques is developed and compared for performance comparison can be done with 69 bus IEEE standard radial system to validate the results of  ...  power system by putting restriction on power plants and transmission lines of the of the next decade generation.  ...  like Particle swarm and Cuckoo search algorithms.The comparative analysis of the above said optimization techniques is developed and compared for performance comparison.IEEE 69 bus standard test system  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijitee.e2314.039520 fatcat:2tiwvsequndxpd5m6icduq7nja

Multi-Agent-Based Controller for Voltage Enhancement in AC/DC Hybrid Microgrid Using Energy Storages

Ahmadali Khatibzadeh, Mohammadreza Besmi, Aminollah Mahabadi, Mahmoud Reza Haghifam
2017 Energies  
This article tries to take advantage of a new multi-agent system (MAS) method for the hybrid AC-DC microgrids. This article has developed a hierarchical multi-agent system (HMAS).  ...  Organization of intelligent agents through several fewer intelligent agents are performed by a multi-agent system (MAS).  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Energies 2017, 10, 169  ... 
doi:10.3390/en10020169 fatcat:angwf3mxpvhalm3f2ienyopwu4

Towards agent-based multi-site scheduling

Jürgen Sauer, Tammo Freese, Thorsten Teschke
2000 Planen und Konfigurieren  
Moreover, a platform for multiagent systems deployment is outlined, which is apt to satisfy the major requirements to an agent platform for dynamic, distributed production and logistics networks.  ...  This contribution analyses the organizational structures found in distributed production networks and proposes an approach for their mapping to multiagent systems for integrated production planning and  ...  The next steps are the prototypical implementation of the agent platform and a number of agents using a common framework like Enterprise Java Beans [20] or tools for the development of multi-agent systems  ... 
dblp:conf/puk/SauerFT00 fatcat:5gf7ooa2cje2dj6pfnq4ah5ili
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