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Industrial Agents in the Era of Service-Oriented Architectures and Cloud-Based Industrial Infrastructures [chapter]

Armando Walter Colombo, Stamatis Karnouskos, João Marco Mendes, Paulo Leitão
2015 Industrial Agents  
AND SOA-ENABLED DEVICES heterogeneous environments.  ...  Finally, OPC-UA (Mahnke et al., 2009) was developed with the goal to provide a path from the traditional OPC communications model to a SOA.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-800341-1.00004-8 fatcat:qf477k7esffobk3frfuqa5oauy

Smart Agents in Industrial Cyber–Physical Systems

Paulo Leitao, Stamatis Karnouskos, Luis Ribeiro, Jay Lee, Thomas Strasser, Armando W. Colombo
2016 Proceedings of the IEEE  
This work surveys and analyzes the current state of the industrial application of agent technology in CPS, and provides a vision on the way agents can effectively enable emerging CPS challenges.  ...  in a collaborative manner.  ...  Both OPC-UA and DPWS have been demonstrated in cloudbased CPS industrial environments [8, 34] , including interaction of agents with such services [39] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2016.2521931 fatcat:nyndl7pxwfc3ror7ntpljkhhfm

Evaluation of OPC-UA Framework Applied to Microgrid Energy Dispatch Management

R. A., G. C., M. L.
2016 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Based in these features a communication model based on OPC-UA framework was proposed.  ...  This work presents a review on the OLE FOR PROCESS CONTROL -UNIFIED ARCHITECTURE OPC-UA framework and standards aiming to use OPC-UA in SmartGrids applications.  ...  In this paper a multi-agent system prototype is implemented for a multi-agent control systems based design, using IEC 61850 and OPC UA integration.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2016912213 fatcat:qkaf24s5dvd6rdp7uc5q2s4meu

Data-driven and Event-driven Integration Architecture for Plant-wide Industrial Process Monitoring and Control

David Hastbacka, Petri Kannisto, Matti Vilkko
2018 IECON 2018 - 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society  
From an implementation point of view this is challenging due to different communication protocols and messaging structures.  ...  Efficiency of industrial processes and a high quality of the products can be achieved with advanced monitoring and control solutions.  ...  Modern HMI solutions support retrieving data using several kinds of protocols and fieldbuses, including OPC DA and OPC UA, as well as receiving it from message buses.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iecon.2018.8591323 dblp:conf/iecon/HastbackaKV18 fatcat:jmzfp42sfvhqhnoifi7bmgil2y

Framework of an IoT-based Industrial Data Management for Smart Manufacturing

Saqlain, Piao, Shim, Lee
2019 Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks  
In an industrial environment, these devices are the source of data which provide abundant information in manufacturing processes.  ...  through state-of-the-art communication protocols.  ...  Architecture (OPC-UA).  ... 
doi:10.3390/jsan8020025 fatcat:julwgcg2yzc4lddx3exsryl4pa

A Novel Multi-Agent-Based Collaborative Virtual Manufacturing Environment Integrated with Edge Computing Technique

Xiaohui Zhang, Shufeng Tang, Xinhua Liu, Reza Malekian, Zhixiong Li
2019 Energies  
This paper proposes a multi-agent-based collaborative virtual manufacturing environment (VME) to save energy consumption and improve efficiency in the manufacturing process.  ...  In this new VME environment, edge computing is embedded to strengthen the cyber resource utilization and system economy. Moreover, an efficient communication channel between networks is proposed.  ...  A semantic model based on OPC-XML-DA (data access)standard is built to realize the data fusion of heterogeneous devices.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12142815 fatcat:uzpdqeeazbhrvpifouk6grmevm

Cyber-physical production systems architecture based on multi-agent's design pattern—comparison of selected approaches mapping four agent patterns

Luis Alberto Cruz Salazar, Daria Ryashentseva, Arndt Lüder, Birgit Vogel-Heuser
2019 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
The conclusions indicate that agent-based patterns greatly benefit the CPPS design.  ...  In this regard, design patterns could help developers to build their software with common solutions for manufacturing control derived from experiences.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors especially thank the members of the technical committee 5.15 "Agent systems" of the Society Measurement and Automatic Control (GMA) within the Society of German Engineers (VDI  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-019-03800-4 fatcat:3pwdzbmbwfdpla525dlsbjtqxy

Manufacturing Execution System Integration through the Standardization of a Common Service Model for Cyber-Physical Production Systems

Richárd Beregi, Gianfranco Pedone, Borbála Háy, József Váncza
2021 Applied Sciences  
The result is a reliable, reconfigurable, and interoperable manufacturing architecture, which privileges Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture (OPC UA) and its rich possibilities for information  ...  The proposed MES architecture has been demonstrated and validated in several use-cases at a research manufacturing laboratory of excellence for industrial testbeds.  ...  An attempt to realize an OPC-UA based service-oriented communication model for CPPS can be found in [26] , whose core is centered around the concept of a service bus.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11167581 fatcat:xk7dvwmfrve2djgfjmzoxqwx2y

Standardization in cyber-physical systems: The ARUM case

Paulo Leitao, Jose Barbosa, Maria-Eleftheria Ch. Papadopoulou, Iakovos S. Venieris
2015 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT)  
A special attention is devoted to the efforts to develop a standardcompliant service-oriented multi-agent system solution within the ARUM project.  ...  Standardization assumes a critical role in the industrial adoption of cyberphysical systems, namely in the integration of legacy systems as well as the smooth migration from existing running systems to  ...  By doing so, OPC-UA is becoming a de facto standard for enabling the transparent, multi-vendor, interoperability, allowing the cross vertical communication among the ISA 95 layers. C.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icit.2015.7125539 dblp:conf/icit2/LeitaoBPV15 fatcat:3kmp2syksrclnprqegzukxekxy

Flexibility Enhancements in Digital Manufacturing by means of Ontological Data Modeling

Richard Otrebski, Johannes Rauer, Corinna Engelhardt-Nowitzki, Natalie Kryvinska, Mohamed Aburaia, Dominik Pospisil
2020 Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks  
This paper proposes a communication-framework based on OPC UA that employs an agent-based architecture.  ...  The proposed system has been implemented and tested in the Digital Factory of the UAS Technikum Wien. It shows promising behavior within distributed manufacturing systems.  ...  OPC UA has been chosen as it is a versatile industrial protocol with applications in different levels of the automation pyramid [5] .  ... 
doi:10.5383/juspn.12.02.001 fatcat:ydk6rtkvxnbcljzxmvpnl2f5gu

Towards an architecture for service-oriented process monitoring and control

Stamatis Karnouskos, Armando Walter Colombo, Francois Jammes, Jerker Delsing, Thomas Bangemann
2010 IECON 2010 - 36th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society  
All current and future systems will be able to share information in a timely and open manner, enabling an enterprise-wide system of systems that will dynamically evolve based on business needs.  ...  The future "Perfect Plant" will be able to seamlessly collaborate and enable monitoring and control information flow in a cross-layer way.  ...  Supplier perspective The SOCRADES project evaluated several SOA solutions, applicable at the device level, including Devices Profile for Web Services (DPWS [19] ) and OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA  ... 
doi:10.1109/iecon.2010.5675482 fatcat:4mdkgsgtpnhcdenz5ubjiowtg4

IT support of mechatronic networks: A brief survey

Luis Ribeiro, Goncalo Candido, Jose Barata, Steffen Schuetz, Andreas Hofmann
2011 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics  
LGPL, 6) OPC-UA: The OPC UA [38] is the new version of the well-known OPC architecture originally designed by the OPC Foundation to connect industrial devices to control and su pervision applications  ...  The communication between agents in different hosts is supported by JRMI. 2) JACK: JACK [34] is a proprietary agent platform imple mented in JAVA, by Agent Oriented Software Pty. Ltd.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isie.2011.5984428 fatcat:ynul62wtffdfdgsog6xiqffuqa

Digitalized Automation Engineering of Industry 4.0 Production Systems and Their Tight Cooperation with Digital Twins

Petr Novák, Jiří Vyskočil
2022 Processes  
The proposed solution was successfully tested and validated in the Industry 4.0 Testbed, equipped with four robots and a transport system, which is utilized as a use-case in this article.  ...  Smart production systems conforming the Industry 4.0 vision are based on subsystems that are integrated in a way that supports high flexibility and re-configurability.  ...  The MES system subsequently executes this plan with the real machinery, communicating with it via OPC UA.  ... 
doi:10.3390/pr10020404 fatcat:vf2moxvvsbh35o7wfd56qi6lti

FASTEN IIoT: An Open Real-Time Platform for Vertical, Horizontal and End-To-End Integration

Felipe S. Costa, Silvia M. Nassar, Sergio Gusmeroli, Ralph Schultz, André G. S. Conceição, Miguel Xavier, Fabiano Hessel, Mario A. R. Dantas
2020 Sensors  
This integration is based upon advanced AI-based tools for decentralized decision-making and for secure and trusted data sharing in the global value.  ...  In order to enable integration in horizontal, vertical, and end-to-end formats, one of the most critical aspects of this digital transformation process consists of effectively coupling digital integrated  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the Integrated Research Network (Repesq Project), in particular Professor Marcelo Moreno, for supporting and differentiated computing facilities.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20195499 pmid:32992814 fatcat:gx66x2pk7zdhdjhmdor5dll6pm

Next Generation of Engineering Methods and Tools for SOA-Based Large-Scale and Distributed Process Applications [chapter]

Robert Harrison, C. Stuart McLeod, Giacomo Tavola, Marco Taisch, Armando W. Colombo, Stamatis Karnouskos, Marcel Tilly, Petr Stluka, François Jammes, Roberto Camp, Jerker Delsing, Jens Eliasson (+1 others)
2014 Industrial Cloud-Based Cyber-Physical Systems  
Here we provide an overview of the user and business requirements for engineering tools, including system development, modelling, visualisation, commissioning and change in an SOA engineering environment  ...  An appraisal of existing engineering tools appropriate to IMC-AESOP, both commercial and development prototypes are presented, culminating in the presentation of tool  ...  For the IMC-AESOP project Ignition SCADA was the chosen SCADA solution which supports OPC-UA. To integrate Ignition SCADA with DPWS an OPC-UA API was be created.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-05624-1_6 fatcat:kn7diguj45ernddwnftvpqgsee
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