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Implementation Issues with Holonic Control Device Communication Interfaces [chapter]

Jason J. Scarlett, Robert W. Brennan, Francisco Maturana, Ken Hall, Vladimir Marik, Douglas H. Norrie
Emerging Solutions for Future Manufacturing Systems  
This paper focuses on implementation issues at the interface between holonic control devices (HCDs) and agent-based systems.  ...  In particular, we look at a jimction block-based approach to communication that is applicable to existing IEC 61131-3 systems and emerging IEC 61499 systems.  ...  Our current work in t h s area is focusing on refining the implementation of holonic control devices. In particular, we are focusing on the issue of inter-HCD communication as noted in section 3.2.  ... 
doi:10.1007/0-387-22829-2_2 dblp:conf/ifip5-3/ScarlettBMHMN04 fatcat:g6ilf3un7na6zpazv37fvwsaka

Distributed, Autonomous Control in Production of Jet Turbine Parts

Per Aage Nyen, Espen Polanscak, Olivier Roulet-Dubonnet, Morten Lind
2016 Procedia CIRP  
An industrial prototype of a distributed, autonomous shop floor control system (HolMS) has been developed based on the PROSA reference architecture for holonic manufacturing systems.  ...  A basic premise for obtaining this on the shop floor is that the different processing units are able to communicate.  ...  The project team would also thank Hendrik Van Brussel and his research colleagues for publishing inspiring papers on holonic manufacturing.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2016.05.059 fatcat:r3su3hsqi5ax5fkdeuwfzjrknm

HMS/FB Architecture and its Implementation [chapter]

James H. Christensen
2003 Agent-Based Manufacturing  
LLC refers to normal, non-holonic control and automation functions, while HLC refers to the integration of these functions into holons through the use of software agent technology.  ...  Properly architected holonic systems can enhance the ability of each set of players in the industrial automation and control market to deliver added value by encapsulating, reusing and deploying their  ...  Issues arising in the implementation of this architecture, and means for their resolution, are presented.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-05624-0_4 fatcat:iajt5obaibcbjdc3lh4ob7c2s4

Multi-agent Systems vs IEC 61499 for Holonic Resource Control in Reconfigurable Systems

K. Kruger, A.H. Basson
2013 Procedia CIRP  
A holonic control architecture is often used for the control of such reconfigurable systems.  ...  In this research, software agents and IEC 61499 function blocks are evaluated as alternative strategies for implementing holonic control for a modular feeder subsystem of an experimental Reconfigurable  ...  Fig. 3 : 3 IEC 61499 device network.FB_SUPERVISOR contains a FB network which handles communication with the cell controller.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2013.06.023 fatcat:fngmknlw2vdpdnwt6zat6egh7i

Implementation of Industry 4.0 in the belt conveyor transport

Gabriel Fedorko, V. Molnár
2019 MATEC Web of Conferences  
This paper presents the issue with a focus on the field of belt conveyor transport.  ...  Belt conveyor transport is one of the domains that need to get ready for the implementation of the Industry 4.  ...  These are subsequently sent back over the appropriate communication interface to the conveyor control unit (Fig. 3) . Such a CPS can be classified as a holonic CPS.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201926301001 fatcat:coxrxb3icfg5hhnrobw2ndrxoy

CORBA-based integration framework for distributed shop floor control☆

Junho Shin, Sungsik Park, Chuljin Ju, Hyunbo Cho
2003 Computers & industrial engineering  
A systematic implementation procedure is also included in the framework to allow easy implementation of the defined services and each controller.  ...  However, the communicational complexities involved in the integration of distributed equipment controllers have long hindered the development of distributed systems.  ...  In this system, the clients communicate with a server through the ORB interface, which allows transparent communication with the target server.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0360-8352(03)00044-5 fatcat:nwmdmoe5pzcl7bo57y5o6mqagq

Holonic Manufacturing Control: Rationales, Developments and Open Issues [chapter]

Duncan C. McFarlane, Stefan Bussmann
2003 Agent-Based Manufacturing  
Finally a number of outstanding issues for the design and implementation of holonic control systems are highlighted. 13. Holonic Manufacturing Control: Rationales, Developments and Open Issues 305  ...  This chapter is primarily concerned with the control approaches associated with holonic manufacturing systems. It addresses three key issues.  ...  Open Issues in Holonic Control Systems Implementation Assuming that the a well defined holonic control design process is available with performance guarantees established, it is also important to ensure  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-05624-0_13 fatcat:7n43dtswojazzmvb35wjqxfpgm

A Novel Implementation Approach for Resource Holons in Reconfigurable Product Manufacturing Cell

Ahmed R. Sadik, Bodo Urban
2016 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics  
Two well-known different technologies have been used separately to implement the holonic control model. The first technology is IEC 61499 standard, and the second is autonomous reactive agent.  ...  Holonic Control Architecture is a successful solution model for reconfigurable manufacturing problems.  ...  The holon physical interface component implemented using IEC 61499 FB, while the communication component implemented as an autonomous reactive agent.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0005956801300139 dblp:conf/icinco/SadikU16 fatcat:2vmjjfi3ejgpbgtgrbexa6qc7m

Erlang-based control implementation for a holonic manufacturing cell

Karel Kruger, Anton Basson
2016 International journal of computer integrated manufacturing (Print)  
Holonic control is generally used in reconfigurable manufacturing systems since the modularity of holonic control holds the promise of easier reconfiguration, reduction in complexity and cost, along with  ...  As an alternative to the commonly used agent-based approach, this paper presents an Erlang-based holon internal architecture and implementation methodology that exploits Erlang's capabilities.  ...  A generic model for a resource holon to suit an Erlang implementation is presented, with four functional holon components, i.e. communication, agenda manager, execution and interfacing.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0951192x.2016.1195923 fatcat:rbnpnstaqjgmpan377iowj2drq

Agility Through Design — The Holonic Multi-cell Control System (HoMuCS) Architecture [chapter]

J. Schnell, G. Langer, C. Sørensen
2001 Global Engineering, Manufacturing and Enterprise Networks  
In a Holonic system the issues concerned with interfacing to the physical equipment are of utmost importance.  ...  This model is implemented in the HoMuCS architecture, which is a specific implementation of the Holonic Manufacturing System theory, with the VMD class.  ...  These generic interfaces to the physical devices make it easy to reconfigure the device itself and even takeaway the machine and replace it with another.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35412-5_56 fatcat:sp7zj2zf2fcajliktupb4jx3v4

A Novel Information Exchange Model in IT Infrastructure of Smart Grid

Mahshid Helali Moghadam, Nasser Mozayani
2013 Research Journal of Applied Sciences Engineering and Technology  
In addition, it provides a secure communication model using localization of data in the smart grid domains and considering a communication interface for each domain.  ...  This study presents a holonic approach which prevents from extra communications and unnecessary information exchange.  ...  CONCLUSION One of the important issues in implementing smart grid is organizing the IT infrastructure of smart grid.  ... 
doi:10.19026/rjaset.6.3443 fatcat:62xcjm2gtrclxciudo43zuflny

A Generic Holonic Control Architecture for Heterogeneous Multiscale and Multiobjective Smart Microgrids

Sylvain Frey, Ada Diaconescu, David Menga, Isabelle Demeure
2015 ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems  
To illustrate the applicability and utility of this generic architecture we exemplify its use via a concrete proof-of-concept implementation for a holonic controller, which integrates two types of control  ...  This paper proposes a generic holonic architecture to help the development of ICT control systems that meet these requirements.  ...  This approach provides an example of holonic design where controllers (agents) interconnect via their negotiation interfaces.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2700326 fatcat:s3necrjqvjeqxiw2baunjqbjby

A reconfigurable concurrent function block model and its implementation in real-time Java

Robert W. Brennan, Xiaokun Zhang, Yuefei Xu, Douglas H. Norrie
2002 Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering  
Abstract: This paper focuses on the important holonic manufacturing systems issue of automatic and dynamic adaptability to change at the physical machine level of control.  ...  implementation on a real-time Java platform.  ...  Interfaces enable the device to interact with either the controlled manufacturing process (via a process interface) or with other devices through a communication interface.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ica-2002-9306 fatcat:lfrmqrthfrgolgu7kbdpea2tdq

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

Rafal Cupek, Adam Ziebinski, Lukasz Huczala, Huseyin Erdogan
2016 Computers in industry (Print)  
Cyber Physical Systems have the ability to interact with and expand the capabilities of the physical world through computation, communication and control.  ...  It ensures links to the production devices by means of holons. The middleware represents the dependencies between processes and services. The outer layer forms an external interface to other  ...  Holons operate directly on the level of the production devices and are the interfaces to the proposed multiagent MES.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2016.07.009 fatcat:wud3j472d5bgdptrdas3icpwxq

Holonic Architecture of the Smart Grid

Ebisa Negeri, Nico Baken, Marjan Popov
2013 Smart Grid and Renewable Energy  
Based on this, we present a control architecture of the smart grid using holonic concepts.  ...  Further, we present a service oriented architecture (SOA) framework that models the control functions that make up the holonic control architecture.  ...  The control-holons (CH) in the figure could be implemented in intelligent devices that are capable of both making intelligent decisions and communicating across a communication infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.4236/sgre.2013.42025 fatcat:lvg46liwi5efzio7punytsqlla
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