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Research on the Intelligence Control of the Laser Welding Manufacturing System Using Multi-Agents

Shiyi Gao, Mingyang Zhao, Lei Zhang, Yuanyuan Zou
2007 2007 International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation  
Based on the characteristics of the laser welding manufacturing system, a multi-agent system model has been built up on this system.  ...  In order to ensure the laser welding quality, an effective control model with intelligence is necessary.  ...  architecture based on multi-agent system in order to obtain good seam quality.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icma.2007.4303841 fatcat:rlfa4um3xjchfndpfp744au6hq

Decentralized control of automatic guided vehicles

Danny Weyns, Tom Holvoet, Kurt Schelfthout, Jan Wielemans
2008 Companion to the 23rd ACM SIGPLAN conference on Object oriented programming systems languages and applications - OOPSLA Companion '08  
We reflect on our experiences and report lessons learned from applying multi-agent systems for real-world AGV control.  ...  At the software architectural level, the AGV control system is structured as a multi-agent system; the detailed design and implementation is object-oriented.  ...  We recognize the anonymous reviewers for the valuable feedback on earlier versions of this paper. Finally, we thank Harald Wesenberg for his support with the finalization of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1449814.1449819 dblp:conf/oopsla/WeynsHSW08 fatcat:xx4ciccekjautctyvovmn6dtie

Autonomous Network Equipments [chapter]

Dominique Gaïti, Guy Pujolle, Mikaël Salaun, Hubert Zimmermann
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A testbed of an architecture based on autonomous network equipment has been developed. This autonomous architecture is able to optimize the quality of service through the networks.  ...  In this paper, we provide a way to implement such a paradigm through the use of the agent and multi agent concept.  ...  Adaptive and Autonomous System Concerning the implementation of the autonomous system described in the previous section, a multi-agent approach could be a solution.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11687818_14 fatcat:kgvkntui3vgutfytgaslbc6rsu

Introduction to autonomy control software

Henry Hexmoor, David Kortenkamp
2000 Journal of experimental and theoretical artificial intelligence (Print)  
Furthermore, the span of papers from theory-to system-driven and across many different domains provided our discussions with disparate perspectives on the development and use of metrics for autonomous  ...  control software.  ...  In order to control such systems, the architectures often have a hybrid or multi-tiered structure.  ... 
doi:10.1080/095281300409784 fatcat:35bw5bbozvf2zmlxrqloo3ivkq

Review of Agent-Based Systems in the Manufacturing Section

Georgios Andreadis, K.-D. Bouzakis, P. Klazoglou, K. Niwtaki
2014 Universal Journal of Mechanical Engineering  
This paper provides a view of the current agent technology in forenamed systems and constitutes an attempt to a) categorize multi-agent systems according to the coordination mode among the agents and b  ...  They provide an efficient way to design and implement engineering environments and the agents' technology is recognized as a new approach for the CAD/CAPP/CAM systems.  ...  role in multi-agent architectures and is a key research area in multi-agent systems.  ... 
doi:10.13189/ujme.2014.020204 fatcat:tamtic5rlbcu3kguftq22yb5me

Mission Capable Autonomous Control Systems in the Oceans, in the Air and in Space [chapter]

Sandor M. Veres
2010 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
The engineering compromise to be made between degree of autonomy and verifiability of multi-agent systems is pointed out.  ...  The problem of optimal degree of autonomy and minimal complexity is considered for mission capable systems in spacecrafts and unmanned aeronautical systems.  ...  Creating Agent Architectures for High Level of Autonomy Software features needed are: Easy to use multi-agent system prototyping environment that has single console for multi-agent system built/launch  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04025-2_1 fatcat:tkianbvi6fdhjgyocblqb5xmuq

Multi-Agent System for On-demand Production Integrating Production and Quality Control [chapter]

Paulo Leitão, Nelson Rodrigues
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper introduces the main principles of a multi-agent system approach to support the integration of production and quality control processes in washing machines production lines that is being developed  ...  Multi-agent systems is being pointed as particularly suited to design and engineer a new class of control systems to operate at the factory plants addressing the current requirements of modularity, flexibility  ...  Individual Components of the Multi-Agent System The proposed multi-agent collaborative architecture integrating the production and quality control processes, involve a society of distributed, autonomous  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23181-0_8 fatcat:qqoac3h75fa2tpxu7pnpoolgva

Robotics and Autonomous Systems in the 50th Anniversary of Artificial Intelligence

Alícia Casals, Antonio Fernández-Caballero
2007 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
Acknowledgements We would like to thank all the authors for their high-quality contributions, and the reviewers for agreeing to do the reviews.  ...  The fifth article "A multi-agent architecture with cooperative fuzzy control for a mobile robot" by B. Innocenti, B. López and J.  ...  Salvi describes a multi-agent architecture combined with cooperative control developed within the agent.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.robot.2007.09.003 fatcat:g65c6ecbd5dvfm45bngn4lv5ka

Autonomous and Intelligent Mobile Systems based on Multi-Agent Systems [chapter]

Hicham, Adil Sayouti
2011 Multi-Agent Systems - Modeling, Control, Programming, Simulations and Applications  
Multi-agent systems for autonomous control The organization of a system -or its control architecture -determines its capacities to achieve autonomous tasks and to react to events (Novales & al., 2006)  ...  In this chapter we propose a remote control architecture based on multi agents systems to take into account the lack of quality of services of Internet.  ... 
doi:10.5772/15230 fatcat:cl7vi6oaobg6dibrol5ajgi42e

Deploying an agent-based architecture for the management of community care

Martin D. Beer, Richard Hill, Andrew Sixsmith
2003 Proceedings of the second international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems - AAMAS '03  
This paper describes a project designed to show how a global multi-agent architecture can be used to support care in the community.  ...  The Integrated Community Care (INCA) project has been designed to show how multi-agent technology can be used to address some of these issues.  ...  An information technology within community care currently involves a number of autonomous systems; home monitoring, community alarms, care management systems and emergency systems command and control  ... 
doi:10.1145/860722.860731 fatcat:rega4c5dtndk7odn3w275guezy

Deploying an agent-based architecture for the management of community care

Martin D. Beer, Richard Hill, Andrew Sixsmith
2003 Proceedings of the second international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems - AAMAS '03  
This paper describes a project designed to show how a global multi-agent architecture can be used to support care in the community.  ...  The Integrated Community Care (INCA) project has been designed to show how multi-agent technology can be used to address some of these issues.  ...  An information technology within community care currently involves a number of autonomous systems; home monitoring, community alarms, care management systems and emergency systems command and control  ... 
doi:10.1145/860575.860731 dblp:conf/atal/BeerHS03 fatcat:gf74ewiaufcjvfe4oqe74smtzi

An autonomous performance control framework for Distributed Multi-Agent Systems

Nathan Gnanasambandam, Seokcheon Lee, Soundar R. T. Kumara
2005 Proceedings of the fourth international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems - AAMAS '05  
Distributed Multi-Agent Systems (DMAS) such as supply chains functioning in highly dynamic environments need to achieve maximum overall utility during operation.  ...  To adaptively choose the operational settings for better utility, we propose an autonomous and scalable queueing theory based methodology to control the performance of a hierarchical network of distributed  ...  We combined queueing analysis and application-level control to engineer a generic framework that is capable of self-optimizing its domain-specific utility to assure application-level survivability.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1082473.1082749 dblp:conf/atal/GnanasambandamLK05 fatcat:ib76m4hbfvgvdlg4al6dicktzm

A Cps-Agent Self-Adaptative Based Quality Control Platform For Industry 4.0

Narjes Alaya, Baudouin Dafflon, Nejib Moalla, Yacine Ouzrout
2017 Zenodo  
In the present work, a self-* automatic quality control platform based on cyber-physical systems and multi-agents paradigm is presented. The solution is validated within a real industrial usecase.  ...  With the emergence of new requirements in manufacturing, mainly the product customization trend, implementing a solution for product quality control becomes an increasingly complicated task.  ...  For this reason, proposing an autonomous self-* quality control approach becomes an essential task.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1260443 fatcat:6p3nyvodtba3zh7tfoox57ksjy

A prototype multi-agent ERP system: an integrated architecture and a conceptual framework

Bih-Ru Lea, Mahesh C. Gupta, Wen-Bin Yu
2005 Technovation  
This paper proposes a prototype multi-agent enterprise resource planning (MAERP) system that utilizes the characteristics and capabilities of software agents to achieve enterprise wide integration.  ...  Four types of intelligent software agents (coordinating agents, task agents, data collecting agents, and user interface agents) are examined and discussed in the proposed MAERPS architecture.  ...  Software agents are sophisticated computer programs that act autonomously on behalf of their users to solve complex problems, and a multi-agent system is a loosely coupled network of software agents that  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0166-4972(03)00153-6 fatcat:r2ngwx6gejgmpnp2jzenc4un2e

Control Strategies for Microgrids With Distributed Energy Storage Systems: An Overview

Thomas Morstyn, Branislav Hredzak, Vassilios G. Agelidis
2018 IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid  
Finally, multi-agent control with agents satisfying Wooldridge's definition of intelligence is proposed as a promising direction for future research.  ...  The focus of the paper is a presentation of the latest decentralised, centralised and distributed multi-agent control strategies designed to coordinate distributed microgrid energy storage systems.  ...  Distributed multi-agent control is a developing area of control systems research, which considers systems controlled by autonomous agents connected by a sparse communication network [23] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsg.2016.2637958 fatcat:6g4ki3ciarapzgfzklzfesmk6i
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