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Can Multi-Agents Wake Us from IC Design Productivity Nightmare? [chapter]

Peter van Staa, Christian Sebeke
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Magnitudes, Resource Topologies, and (Sub)Population Distributions in the PLAN C Emergency Planning Tool p. 433 Holonic Simulation of a Design System for Performance Analysis p. 447 Table of Contents  ...  Issues A Holonic Metamodel for Agent-Oriented Analysis and Design p. 237 Using Adaptable Design to Classify Interactions Within a Distributed Control Architecture p. 247 Application of the Holonic  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74481-8_2 fatcat:teicxmob2naw3isqb2yjlyqzgq

Formal Specification of a Self-sustainable Holonic System for Smart Electrical Micro-grids [chapter]

Adriano Ferreira, Paulo Leitão, José Barata Oliveira
2017 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
This paper describes the formal specification of a holonic system architecture that is able to perform the automation control functions in electrical stand-alone micro-grids, particularly aiming to improve  ...  The behaviour of each individual holon and their coordination patterns were modelled, analysed and validated using the Petri net formalism, allowing the complete verification of the system correctness  ...  of the behaviour of the holonic system was performed through the analysis and simulation of the behavioural models of each individual designed holon, using the Petri net Development toolkit (PnDK) [7  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-51100-9_16 fatcat:2fgwbofymjaklp5ppiyjwwftaa

Proposition of an implementation framework enabling benchmarking of Holonic Manufacturing Systems [article]

Olivier Cardin, Anne L'anton (IUT NANTES, LS2N, PSI)
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Performing an overview of the benchmarking initiatives oriented towards the performance evaluation of Holonic Manufacturing Systems shows that there are very few of them.  ...  Several deadlocks for a generic approach of these developments are also exhibited. A global architecture dedicated to a generic performance evaluation platform design is suggested.  ...  It was designed for a full integration with C++-based control system and Java simulation tools, and a web-based access to allow the users building their own simulation models from scratch by specifying  ... 
arXiv:1901.05669v1 fatcat:tbivjctdlrbydcjdbg3b7rliia

Proposition of an Implementation Framework Enabling Benchmarking of Holonic Manufacturing Systems [chapter]

Olivier Cardin, Anne L'Anton
2018 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
Performing an overview of the benchmarking initiatives oriented towards the performance evaluation of Holonic Manufacturing Systems shows that there are very few of them.  ...  Several deadlocks for a generic approach of these developments are also exhibited. A global architecture dedicated to a generic performance evaluation platform design is suggested.  ...  It was designed for a full integration with C++-based control system and Java simulation tools, and a web-based access to allow the users building their own simulation models from scratch by specifying  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-73751-5_20 fatcat:3wpfj4zptzhajfdp2b2szeffna

An organisational approach to engineer emergence within holarchies

Massimo Cossentino, Stephane Galland, Nicolas Gaud, Vincent Hilaire, Abderrafiaa Koukam
2010 International Journal of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering  
The use of this concept is illustrated in this paper through a case study using the aspecs development process which enables the analysis, design, implementation and deployment of holonic multi-agent systems  ...  This issue is also of interest for engineering holonic multi-agent systems as any level of a holarchy is dependant of the emergent behaviors of its sub-levels.  ...  A second hypothesis made in this work is that analysis, design and development use an organisational stance.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijaose.2010.036986 fatcat:4fn7zg5mpvhfxc45qlfiuqg5am

A Service-Oriented and Holonic Control Architecture to the Reconfiguration of Dispersed Manufacturing Systems [chapter]

Robson Marinho da Silva, Mauricio F. Blos, Fabrício Junqueira, Diolino J. Santos Filho, Paulo E. Miyagi
2014 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Therefore, this paper introduces a service-oriented and holonic control architecture using Petri net to represent the workflow of design method itself, structure and dynamic of the entities.  ...  The combination of holonic control system and service-oriented architecture techniques can be effective to integrate these heterogeneous environments since the agents must also cooperate to achieve their  ...  The qualitative analysis is based on structural analysis using editors of PN models. Quantitative analysis is performed through the simulation of temporized transitions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-54734-8_13 fatcat:cya7s3ppkjgdpgwruwt6uprdvq

A formal specification approach for holonic control systems: the ADACOR case

Paulo Leitao, Armando W. Colombo, Francisco Restivo
2006 International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management (IJMTM)  
A formal specification methodology allowing to understand and to synthesize the system specifications and to validate the correctness of their models would play a key role in its design and later in its  ...  Distributed manufacturing control systems, like holonic control systems, are difficult to apprehend and to design, due to the presence of many autonomous, concurrent and asynchronous activities.  ...  The quantitative analysis is performed by means of the simulation of the temporized Petri net models.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijmtm.2006.008790 fatcat:6fi6tvdnbffkbk2aqttusida7e

Information requirements analysis for holonic manufacturing systems in a virtual environment

Hamed Farahani Manesh, Dirk Schaefer, Majid Hashemipour
2010 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
In this paper, the authors propose a methodology for a holonic manufacturing systems requirement analysis that is based on a virtual reality approach and aimed at assisting designers of such systems along  ...  A virtual manufacturing environment for matching the physical and the information model domains is utilised to delineate the information system requirements of holonic manufacturing systems implementation  ...  Conclusions A VR-based methodology for the requirement analysis stage of the holonic manufacturing systems design and development process, which uses virtual reality for representing a manufacturing system  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-010-2822-0 fatcat:vmr4gyb32zef7p4dcxvlhizdgy

How to Control Emergence of Behaviours in a Holarchy

Massimo Cossentino, Stéphane Galland, Nicolas Gaud, Vincent Hilaire, Abderrafiâa Koukam
2008 2008 Second IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops  
The use of this concept is illustrated in this paper through a case study using the ASPECS development process which enables the analysis, design, implementation and deployment of holonic multi-agent systems  ...  This issue is also of interest for engineering holonic multi-agent systems as any level of a holarchy is dependant of the emergent behaviours of its sub-levels.  ...  Using a holonic perspective, the designer can model a system with entities of different granularities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sasow.2008.28 dblp:conf/saso/CossentinoGGHK08 fatcat:uyzdnnqs3jfvxc33oab4mttlse

Holonic Multiagent Multilevel Simulation: Application to Real-Time Pedestrian Simulation in Urban Environment

Nicolas Gaud, Franck Gechter, Stéphane Galland, Abder Koukam
2007 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence  
We propose a holonic organizational multilevel model for real-time simulation of complex systems by exploiting the hierarchical and distributed properties of the holarchies.  ...  Holonic Multi-Agent Systems (HMAS) are a convenient and relevant way to analyze, model and simulate complex and open systems.  ...  Multiagent systems are emerging as one of the most adapted tools for analysis, modeling and simulation of this kind of systems.  ... 
dblp:conf/ijcai/GaudGGK07 fatcat:az2p3nfjqnavjpvydrt2fuc5by

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

Navin K. Dev, Ravi Shankar, Prasanta K. Dey, Angappa Gunasekaran
2014 Computers & industrial engineering  
information is conceptualized under the paradigm of Koestler's holonic theory.  For an industrial case, analysis of dispatching rules is performed from total supply chain perspective.  Family dispatching  ...  The dispatching rules are compared for Average Flow Time performance, which is averaged over the three product families. The performance is measured using extensive discrete event simulation process.  ...  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

Towards a Multilevel Simulation Approach Based on Holonic Multiagent Systems

Nicolas Gaud, Stéphane Galland, Abderrafiâa Koukam
2008 Tenth International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation (uksim 2008)  
This model is based upon Holonic Multi-Agent Systems and provides a generic scheduling model for multilevel simulations: dynamically adapting the level of simulated behaviours while being as faithful as  ...  Simulation, which creates abstractions of the system is an appropriate approach for studying complex systems that are inacessible through direct observation and measurement.  ...  Designing a simulation thus at least requires the creation of two models: a first for the system under study and a second for the simulator.  ... 
doi:10.1109/uksim.2008.36 dblp:conf/uksim/GaudGK08 fatcat:ugca3xvz4zen7kjbblculwab7e

ASPECS: an agent-oriented software process for engineering complex systems

Massimo Cossentino, Nicolas Gaud, Vincent Hilaire, Stéphane Galland, Abderrafiâa Koukam
2009 Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems  
Holonic multiagent systems (HMAS) offer a promising software engineering approach for developing complex open software systems.  ...  ASPECS is based on a holonic organisational metamodel and provides a step-by-step guide from requirements to code allowing the modelling of a system at different levels of details using a set of refinement  ...  Acknowledgements Authors would like to thank Sebastiàn Rodriguez for having substantially contributed to this work by proposing a framework for the conception of Holonic multiagent systems that is at the  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10458-009-9099-4 fatcat:2we3aebtvfghrcxoyzc2dkgesi

Design of Active Holonic Fault-Tolerant Control Systems [chapter]

Robson M. da Silva, Paulo E. Miyagi, Diolino J. Santos Filho
2011 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Therefore, this work presents a procedure for the modeling of active holonic fault-tolerant control system (AHFTCS) that considers AFTCS' requirements and interpreted Petri net for the description of the  ...  In this sense, holonic control system (HCS) is considered a trend for an intelligent automation and the combination of HCS techniques and AFTCS is fundamental to assure efficiency, flexibility and robustness  ...  Procedure for AHFTCS Design Here the basic structure of the AHFTCS development procedure is presented: analysis of requirements, modeling, analyzing/simulation, implementation and operation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-19170-1_40 fatcat:hdesirpmszfklcw5jxenma3e5q

Holonic Control Of Poultry House Travelling Hopper Feeders And Comparative Cost Analysis

G. Sani., A. Shehu., L. Maijama'a., Y. Shehu.
2018 Zenodo  
This work is aimed at applying holonic control system to poultry house travelling hopper feeders with the comparative cost analysis.  ...  The cost analysis shows that it is profitable for farm capacity of 10,000 birds and above with low labour cost and average annual energy cost of about N708,000.  ...  declaration and features for the system under design.1) Hopper control holons.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1304419 fatcat:goxlh5ktibemhkbmgxbbevdr2a
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