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Design Issues in Holonic Inventory Management and Material Handling Systems [chapter]

Martyn Fletcher, Vladimír Mařík, Pavel Vrba
2002 Knowledge and Technology Integration in Production and Services  
The paper presents a model of a Holollic Illvelltory Mallagement System (HIMS) lillked with all agent-based material halldling within an agile manufacturing envirollmellt.  ...  H%llic malllifacturillg systems (HMS) represellt a /lovel paradigm for addressillg the problems ellcountered by 21st Celltury engineering busillesses.  ...  We get such holonic inventory management systems to work in the real world through investigating a number of design issues.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35613-6_30 fatcat:nu5ihwmpmvh4to6xch5h4czacm

Adaptive Logistics Management and Optimization through Artificial Intelligence

Branislav Micieta, Jolanta Staszewska, Vladimira Binasova, Jozef Hercko
2017 Communications - Scientific Letters of the University of Zilina  
In addition, the paper discusses development trends in adaptive logistics processes and new features such as holonic systems of autonomic logistics management.  ...  The paper deals with adaptive logistics management in order to allow direct communication between logistics management systems and logistics facilities, machines, robots and mobile robot system using AI  ...  Under this concept the product itself will become a carrier of information about material flow in the production process.  ... 
doi:10.26552/com.c.2017.2a.10-14 fatcat:jtgkovzc7ramlbr5qz4sqdxlxa

Holonic supply chain: A study from family-based manufacturing perspective

Navin K. Dev, Ravi Shankar, Prasanta K. Dey, Angappa Gunasekaran
2014 Computers & industrial engineering  
The holonic paradigm emerges in this research stream, amidst the holistic approach and the vital systemic approach. The present research shows its novelty in triplet.  ...  The holonic paradigm emerges in this research stream, amidst the holistic approach and the vital systemic approach. The present research shows its novelty in triplet.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors acknowledge all the reviewers for their indispensable inputs, comments, and suggestions that improved this article significantly.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cie.2014.09.017 fatcat:4vyrr6isujg5rmynlkqzeoa62m


Duncan McFarlane, Sanjay Sarma, Jin Lung Chirn, C Y Wong, Kevin Ashton
2002 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
This paper will begin to explore the impact of such developments on manufacturing shop floor control and management and will in particular, examine the way in which so called distributed, intelligent manufacturing  ...  In this way we begin to build a specification for an intelligent product -one whose information content is permanently bound to its material content.  ...  The discriminating value of holonic manufacturing is that it represents the only methodology for control system design which manages short and long term changes in the manufacturing environment as "business  ... 
doi:10.3182/20020721-6-es-1901.00011 fatcat:lqrgm6ezinggrivqcine3krtiq

Agent-Based Systems for Intelligent Manufacturing: A State-of-the-Art Survey

Weiming Shen, Douglas H. Norrie
1999 Knowledge and Information Systems  
A number of researchers have attempted to apply agent technology to manufacturing enterprise integration, supply chain management, manufacturing planning, scheduling and control, materials handling, and  ...  and supply chain management, agent encapsulation, system architectures, dynamic system reconfiguration, learning, design and manufacturability assessments, distributed dynamic scheduling, integration of  ...  , materials handling and inventory management, and developing new types of manufacturing systems such as holonic manufacturing systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03325096 fatcat:xmwdrgqy25e23hcchphd4p5goq

Distributed autonomous real-time planning and control of small to medium enterprises

S Rahimifard, S T Newman, R Bell
1999 Proceedings of the Institution of mechanical engineers. Part B, journal of engineering manufacture  
appropriate information technology (IT) tools and the appropriate planning and control structure, designed and developed on the basis of these holonic concepts.  ...  Abstract: The research reported in this paper is built on the use of the concepts of 'holonic manufacturing' and is seeking new methods to reinforce the autonomous and cooperative attributes of planning  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work has been carried out as part of a government funded research programme from the Control, Design and Production Group of the Engineering Physical Science Research Council, entitled  ... 
doi:10.1243/0954405991516949 fatcat:pbqbqpnbtnafhn3kn4djhnmhpa

Agent-Based Systems for Manufacturing

L. Monostori, J. Váncza, S.R.T. Kumara
2006 CIRP annals  
Special emphasis is laid on methodological issues and deployed industrial systems.  ...  After discussing open issues and strategic research directions, we conclude that the evolution of agent technologies and manufacturing will probably proceed hand in hand.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thank all the contributors for having sent material and/or helped to improve earlier versions of the paper: L.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cirp.2006.10.004 fatcat:l6vwhxy7yfcexgjzm3xapqhniq

Multi-period planning and uncertainty issues in cellular manufacturing: A review and future directions

Jaydeep Balakrishnan, Chun Hung Cheng
2007 European Journal of Operational Research  
However in today"s business environment, product life cycles are short, and demand volumes and product mix can vary frequently. Thus cell design needs to address these issues.  ...  It is only recently that researchers have been modelling uncertainty and multi-period issues. In this paper we conduct a comprehensive review of the work that addresses these issues.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported by grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, and the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong SAR, China (Project  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2005.08.027 fatcat:o4sysxsux5fehd44zvmricjsnq

Functional architecture and enabling technologies for distributed shop floor control

Sewon Oh, Hyunbo Cho
2002 International journal of computer integrated manufacturing (Print)  
Recently, to overcome its various disadvantages, a distributed shop floor control system (SFCS) has been proposed, in which each controller cooperates to manage the entire range of manufacturing activities  ...  from order booking through design, production and marketing.  ...  In particular, more consideration is needed for handling resources such as AGV, robot, and conveyor to minimize the material handling time.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09511920210143390 fatcat:e7gheys3efgjnd5dqj2dakhu2q

A Reference Model and a vision for manufacturing system for 2030

Morteza Sadegh Amalnik
(WMS), Transport Management System (TMS) and others.  ...  Execution System (MES), Advanced Planning & Scheduling System (APS), Supply Chain Execution (SCE), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Advanced Order Management (AOM), Warehouse Management Systems  ...  areas including manufacturing enterprise integration, supply chain management, manufacturing planning, scheduling and control, materials handling, and holonic manufacturing systems.  ... 
doi:10.24297/ijct.v14i7.1899 fatcat:g4jpylvze5f4zkvo57o5gqphyy

Agent-based manufacturing execution systems for short-series production scheduling

Rafal Cupek, Adam Ziebinski, Lukasz Huczala, Huseyin Erdogan
2016 Computers in industry (Print)  
Human users such as production managers, the staff involved in production optimisation, the logistic team or quality managers are interested in fast and precise information about production progress, realisation  ...  The system model, applied communication mechanisms and examples of agents are presented in this paper.  ...  those Work Orders into Work Stations, control of inventory assignment and management of material movement" [26, 27] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2016.07.009 fatcat:wud3j472d5bgdptrdas3icpwxq

Reference architecture for holonic manufacturing systems: PROSA

Hendrik Van Brussel, Jo Wyns, Paul Valckenaers, Luc Bongaerts, Patrick Peeters
1998 Computers in industry (Print)  
Structure is decoupled from control algorithms Decoupling is one of the main issues in the design of complex systems [38] .  ...  A product holon contains consistent and up-to-date information on the product life cycle, user requirements, design, process plans, bill of materials, quality assurance procedures, etc.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0166-3615(98)00102-x fatcat:gcymzyk37fbqnlapqs4jor6v4y

Generic planning and control of automated material handling systems

S.W.A. Haneyah, J.M.J. Schutten, P.C. Schuur, W.H.M. Zijm
2013 Computers in industry (Print)  
(2002) propose an agent-based material handling and inventory planning system in a warehouse, but their work pays much attention to the supply and customer chain, where material handling is restricted  ...  Offers arrive from the material handling holons, and from the GS using global optimization.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2012.11.003 fatcat:xgmegiu4xbapjbk3boax4ccf4i

Emerging ICT concepts for smart, safe and sustainable industrial systems

Damien Trentesaux, Theodor Borangiu, André Thomas
2016 Computers in industry (Print)  
requirements to design usable future Industrial Systems that must be safe, smart and sustainable.  ...  This editorial introduces the special issue on Emerging Information and Communication Technology (ICT) concepts for smart, safe and sustainable industrial systems in the Elsevier journal Computers in Industry  ...  The guest editors of this special issue would like to thank the authors for their contributions, and the reviewers for their very professional and constructive reviews.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2016.05.001 fatcat:copcb7kblrfr3bpk6skz5b7fpm

Holonic Product Design: A process for modular product realization

R. Marshall, P. G. Leaney
2002 Journal of engineering design  
This paper introduces a fresh perspective on product modularisation and proposes a process for modular product realisation called Holonic Product Design.  ...  The holon has recently been adopted from Arthur Koestler's work to represent subsystem entities within manufacturing systems and the enterprise chain.  ...  Modularity needs the support of a system level framework in order to manage its complexity and broad ranging links and interactions.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0954482021000050839 fatcat:o7jrtb3pnbbmbonj2t2ljmlaje
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