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Multi-agent Systems Development as a Software Engineering Enterprise [chapter]

Marco Bozzano, Giorgio Delzanno, Maurizio Martelli, Viviana Mascardi, Floriano Zini
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper proposes a declarative framework for developing multi-agent systems.  ...  Multi-Agent Systems provide an ideal level of abstraction for modelling complex applications where distributed and heterogeneous entities need to cooperate to achieve a common goal, or to concur for the  ...  A Framework for MAS Development The development of agent-based software can be seen as a traditional software engineering enterprise [20] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-49201-1_4 fatcat:iklbrxhw4remjleu45aye2zjvq

A Mode of Combined ERP and KMS Knowledge Management System Construction

Kang Yuena, Wen Yangeng, Zhou Qun
2012 Physics Procedia  
And then proposed a knowledge-based ERP Multi-Agent Management System Model.  ...  Finally, the paper described the process from planning to implementation of knowledge management ERP system with multi-Agent interaction and impact from three concepts, management thinking, software and  ...  Multi-Agent management system framework based on erp In recent years, many IT companies have launched a KMS development platform, but in reality, they only provide a platform for further development of  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.phpro.2012.03.375 fatcat:ebwsdpdgvrduvaqf5tpsofh45a

ExPlanTech: Multi-agent Framework for Production Planning, Simulation and Supply Chain Management [chapter]

Michal Pechoucek, Jirí Vokrínek, Jirí Hodík, Petr Becvár, Jirí Pospíšil
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We present a unified multi-agent technology for decision making support in production planning and scheduling, manufacturing simulation in and supply chain management.  ...  The technology has been tested on several industrial cases and is used in a daily production planning processes of one important automobile industry supplier in the Czech Republic.  ...  Multi-Agent Technology Agent technologies and the concept of multi-agent systems is coming from the field of artificial intelligence and computer science, using principles of component-based software engineering  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30082-3_21 fatcat:xtkmv4qwb5g5ja6ctbwd27sea4

A Perspective Study of Intelligent System for Component based Development

Asif IrshadKhan, Md. Mottahir Alam, Mohammad Shariq
2015 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Recent developments in the industry show strong inclination of Architects towards agent based software development and component based development.  ...  Nowadays, researchers envisage an Intelligent Component-Oriented Software Development methodology which is an amalgam of the two approaches resulting in more flexible, reusable and customizable agent components  ...  Developers can easily develop High-level, flexible enterprise application with the help of agent-oriented software engineering [7] .  ... 
doi:10.5120/20541-2908 fatcat:3vz6tqwowvc3bdndtn7u4wqfti

Information infrastructure services for small and medium size manufacturers: The MI2CI project [chapter]

J. Goossenaerts, C. M. Acebedo
1997 Information Infrastructure Systems for Manufacturing  
Keywords Industrial development, information infrastructure, enterprise integration, small and medium size enterprises J. Goossenaerts et al.  ...  .), Information Infrastructure Systems for Manufacturing  ...  Model Execution Engine A model execution engine is a software application that manages the use of (sections of ) enterprise models, enterprise data -including workflow data -, artifact modules and artifact  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35063-9_32 fatcat:p6w65dj4pjdk3hhbdmquyrsg3a

Patterns for Organizational Modeling

Manuel Kolp, Stéphane Faulkner
2007 International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems  
The research is conducted in the context of Tropos, a comprehensive software system development methodology.  ...  Organizational modeling is concerned with analyzing and understanding the organizational context within which a software system will eventually function.  ...  software development methodology for agent-based software systems.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jeis.2007070101 fatcat:47rhhu7srrcs3ljdk5gls7tmeq

Knowledge management across multi-tier enterprises: the promise of intelligent software in the auto industry

Jack G Olin, Noel P Greis, John D Kasarda
1999 European Management Journal  
in multi-tier enterprises.  ...  Emerging software tools such as intelligent agents or applets, common in Internet applications such as assisted personal computing, are well-suited for coordinating complex product management processes  ...  As a result, the introduction of intelligent software such as intelligent agents must be accomplished as an incremental overlay to these existing systems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0263-2373(99)00014-6 fatcat:5as3jmm6mjf6tidyqfyqbf3tuu

Autonomic Management for Multi-agent Systems [article]

Nadir K. Salih, Tianyi Zang, PG.K. Viju, Abdelmotalib A. Mohamed
2011 arXiv   pre-print
With the nature of autonomy, reactivity, sociality and pro-activity, software agents are promising to make autonomic computing system a reality.  ...  With multi agent support it also provides adaptability, intelligence, collaboration, goal oriented interactions, flexibility, mobility and persistence in software systems  ...  This can help to develop enterprise IT systems that are optimal, highly available. Fig. 1 1 Multi Agent System Model Fig 2 JavaSniffer user interface  ... 
arXiv:1111.6771v1 fatcat:sliiydvfdbgajhqe6d74zwd574

ABVE-construct: an agent-based virtual entreprise model for civil engineering

Mihaela Oprea
2014 Scalable Computing : Practice and Experience  
This paper presents a generic framework for virtual enterprises development, VE-Frame, and an agent-based virtual enterprise model, ABVE-Construct, for the civil engineering domain, derived from the VE-Frame  ...  Among the modelling approaches proposed for VEs, multi-agent systems are more suitable due to their basic characteristics of flexibility, modularity, distributivity as well as some characteristics such  ...  The development of an agent-based virtual enterprise. Virtual enterprises can be modelled in a natural way as multi-agent systems, being distributed applications.  ... 
doi:10.12694/scpe.v15i3.1018 fatcat:wqur2k5blna4rlepkuhgasvxgy

Software agents-enabled systems coalition for integrated manufacturing processes and supply chain management

Shaw C. Feng, Heli Helaakoski, Harri Haapasalo, Janne Kipina
2007 International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management (IJMTM)  
The initial implementation of the framework has been tested by a prototype multi-agent system in a steel product business network and a manufacturing network.  ...  In order to use agents in manufacturing applications, a software agentenabled process integration framework for manufacturing and supply chain management has been developed and is described in this paper  ...  Certain commercial software and hardware systems are identified in this paper in order to facilitate understanding.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijmtm.2007.013183 fatcat:d5w5wy3tfneanl6tzm45n72qbi

Trends in Agile and Co-Operative Manufacturing

Paulo Leitão, José Barata, Luís Camarinha-Matos, Raymond Boissier
2001 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
This new approach is based on a multi-agent platform that supports three main components: control and cooperation, communication, and re-engineering.  ...  Based on the experience of the authors in those fields, a new approach to agile, distributed and cooperative manufacturing systems is presented and discussed.  ...  Furthermore a multi-agent system has a scalability property as new agents, representing new manufacturing resources, can be easily added to the system.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1474-6670(17)32807-0 fatcat:fyz6uvwzy5c6ja2euppdc7vzba

Agent-Based Computing for Enterprise Collaboration Synergies of Agents and Services

Federico Bergenti, M. Brian Blake, Giacomo Cabri
2008 2008 IEEE 17th Workshop on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises  
and tools; and large scale multi-agent systems.  ...  The sixth "Agent-based Computing for Enterprise Collaboration" workshop at WETICE 2008 focused on the areas of: agent-based semantic composition of Web services; agent-oriented software engineering methodologies  ...  Such an engine is a peerto-peer application architecture where agents are distributed across multiple hosts, while users still perceives it as a single system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wetice.2008.67 dblp:conf/wetice/BergentiBC08 fatcat:5kzujxoedvcmjfzv6tz5zb2ou4

The Innovation Network as a Complex Adaptive System: Flexible Multi-agent Based Modeling, Simulation, and Evolutionary Decision Making

Qingqi Long, Shuliang Li
2014 2014 Fifth International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Engineering Applications  
Research work on creating and validating a multi-agent software system on the basis of the proposed framework is being undertaken.  ...  The innovation network as a complex adaptive system: flexible multi-agent based modeling, simulation and evolutionary decision making.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isdea.2014.234 fatcat:ocjaadxl55acjihtdr3xomvetm

Service Fusion in Mobile Contexts [chapter]

Jun Miao Shen, Michael J. O'Grady, Gregory M. P. O'Hare
2010 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
However, recent developments in agent and mobile computing technologies -both from a hardware and software perspective, have rendered the mobile phone a viable platform for agents.  ...  This chapter reflects on some of the pertinent issues necessary for this, including Agent Oriented Software Engineering (AOSE).  ...  Software engineering of agent systems follows the same steps as traditional software engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-13526-2_3 fatcat:xepn4rmvtbfsrg4myheio2kgjm

A new intelligent system for senior executives to maintain remote control of their company

X.N. Jiang, K.L. Yung
2011 Expert systems with applications  
This paper proposes a mobileenterprise multi-agent paradigm (MMAP) which is an agent-based intelligent solution provider developed for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in order to increase their flexibility  ...  a distributed information system.  ...  A prototype multi-agent enterprise resource planning (MAERP) system is proposed that utilizes the characteristics and capabilities of software agents to achieve enterprise wide integration (Lea et al.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2010.07.027 fatcat:da6r26tjinbqtfitpbsfwsadxi
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