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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.  ...  Simulation Simulation can support decision-making process in two wais. First of them is a simulation of a new factory or of an overhauled or upgraded existing factory.  ...  The agent-based architecture of the simulation offers modularity of the whole model, so it is possible to replace each emulation agent by an agent with another parameters or by a binding to the real resources  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30082-3_21 fatcat:xtkmv4qwb5g5ja6ctbwd27sea4

Computational Visualization for Critical Thinking

Catherine Griffiths
2019 Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts  
These new approaches are developed from an arts research perspective to support critical thinking and arts knowledge through creative coding and interactive design.  ...  This paper looks back at historical precedents for how computational systems and ideas have been visualized as a means of access to and engagement with a broader audience, and to develop a new more tangible  ...  The visual tactic behind the turtle graphic, offered an embodied approach to dealing with abstraction, supported a model of learning through design and exploration rather than based off existing knowledge  ... 
doi:10.7559/citarj.v11i2.666 fatcat:vglrrjjabndyrlhtkygsysatze

The FuturIcT Knowledge Accelerator: Unleashing the Power of Information for a Sustainable Future [article]

Dirk Helbing
2010 arXiv   pre-print
Since then, many scientists have called for a large-scale ICT-based research initiative on techno-socialeconomic- environmental issues, sometimes phrased as a Manhattan-, Apollo-, or CERN-like project  ...  to study the way our living planet works in a social dimension.  ...  of multi-dimensional dependencies in global models to strengthen intuition and decision-making; provide guidelines for model-based decision support; find ways to consider decision-making constraints in  ... 
arXiv:1004.4969v2 fatcat:gp6ukpvmqjcrnh2k7e7muzf6yy

The FuturICT Knowledge Accelerator: Unleashing the Power of Information for a Sustainable Future

Dirk Helbing
2010 Social Science Research Network  
of multi-dimensional dependencies in global models to strengthen intuition and decision-making; provide guidelines for model-based decision support; find ways to consider decision-making constraints in  ...  This will include the creation of the following: • Integrated data collection, modelling, simulation, visualization, design, and decision-support tools for complex systems, based on novel approaches such  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1597095 fatcat:sgsde7bknre6dik7nbclmspbge

Behavior-driven agent-based models of spatial systems

Xinyue Ye, Yuri Mansury
2016 The annals of regional science  
This special issue is an effort to promote new behavioral approaches to the class of computational platforms known as agent-based models.  ...  JEL Classification R1 General Regional Economics · C63 Computational Techniques; Simulation Modeling · D010 Microeconomic Behavior; Underlying Principles Computational agent-based models (ABMs) since inception  ...  We would like to thank Editor Professor Janet Kohlhase for her support and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00168-016-0792-3 fatcat:2gjt6x5rhbgfzn6wingg25dy4e

An open source simulation-based approach for neighbourhood spatial planning policy

Peter Lee, Georgios Theodoropoulos
2012 Proceedings Title: Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
We describe the development of a practical tool for urban planning, using innovations in agent-based modelling to reconcile conflicts at the local/neighbourhood level and designed to improve engagement  ...  Coproduction in this context requires an open source approach in which producers and consumers can observe viewpoints and react to the implications of simulated outcomes.  ...  Linking Models to Data Although agent-based simulation exploits human expertise in the building of models and can have a significant impact for decision support in policy making, such models are often  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2012.6465051 dblp:conf/wsc/LeeT12 fatcat:lqre3hg4fffsvh5mhhklt6imyi

Towards a living earth simulator

M. Paolucci, D. Kossman, R. Conte, P. Lukowicz, P. Argyrakis, A. Blandford, G. Bonelli, S. Anderson, S. de Freitas, B. Edmonds, N. Gilbert, M. Gross (+8 others)
2012 The European Physical Journal Special Topics  
It will build on present approaches such as agent-based simulation and modeling, multiscale modelling, statistical inference, and data mining, moving beyond disciplinary borders to achieve a new perspective  ...  It will work as a federation of methods, tools, techniques and facilities supporting all of the FuturICT simulation-related activities to allow and encourage interactive exploration and understanding of  ...  This should include agent-based simulations that are easy to design and access.  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjst/e2012-01689-8 fatcat:z2ixn4drkbcp5gd3ugcvmwuh5q

Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Agent-Based Model Simulations for Sustainable Development

Claudio Cioffi-Revilla, J. Daniel Rogers, Atesmachew Hailegiorgis
2011 ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology  
This paper explains the needs and demand for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in these types of agent-based models, with an emphasis on models applied to Eastern Africa and Inner Asia and relevance  ...  The models are implemented with the MASON (Multi-Agent Simulator Of Networks and Neighborhoods) system, an open-source simulation environment in the Java language and suitable for developing ABSS models  ...  policy decision making.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2036264.2036274 fatcat:7jgoae2fzzdmtmkpye4njcaofm

A MODIFIED AGENT-BASED MODEL OF SLUM FORMATION

Alexander McGrath
2017 Berkeley Planning Journal  
By using an Agent-Based Model (ABM), I allow for consideration of how the decision making of city inhabitants can either counter or exacerbate these conditions.  ...  The basis for this paper is an Agent-Based Model (ABM) developed by Andrew Crooks, Naoru Koizumi, and Amit Patel (2012) titled "Slumulation," which models slum formation and allows for thought experiments  ...  and Agent-Based Modeling.  ... 
doi:10.5070/bp328133859 fatcat:6c2qxch43vhztcy3ddad4ggp4i

Decision Support Systems (DSS) Applied to the Formulation of Agricultural Public Policies

Juan Manuel Sánchez Céspedes, Juan Pablo Rodríguez Miranda, Olga Lucia Ramos Sandoval
2020 Tecnura  
That is why the development of decision support systems (DSS) help to improve this process. The article reviews the developments that have been made regarding the subject.  ...  Method: The method was to conduct a bibliographic review in several scientific databases, looking for developments of DSS systems applied to the process of formulating agricultural policies.  ...  NitroShed is a system that was developed using agent-based modeling in Python. The system simulates the decision-making process of farmers in the Mississippi Basin and the Mexico Gulf.  ... 
doi:10.14483/22487638.15768 fatcat:zzo5eporyvfo7fylx2uvt2cxvu

Investigating Decision Mechanisms of Statutory Stakeholders in Flood Risk Strategy Formation: A Computational Experiments Approach

Ifigeneia Koutiva, Archontia Lykou, Chris Pantazis, Christos Makropoulos
2020 Water  
Based on this, an agent-based modelling tool has been created, enabling the exploration of the system's behaviour under different scenarios.  ...  While for the first, models exist that can simulate the effect, the effect of the latter is difficult to quantify.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank Patricia Gourgoura who assisted in the design, development and implementation of the stakeholder workshops.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w12102716 fatcat:el4pkvveazaz3cc7ko7juti26q

Expanding Decision Support Systems Outside Company Gates [chapter]

Petr Bev, Ji Hodk, Michal Pchouek, Josef Psutka, Lubo mdl, Ji Voknek
2010 Decision Support Systems  
Development of voice interface to ExtraPlanT system has been supported by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic under Project 1M0567.  ...  Acknowledgements The ExtraPlanT system has been developed with the support of the EUTIST-AMI IST-2000-28221 project.  ...  The key features and innovations of DSS are: • Autonomous agents based modeling (new quality in VO simulation) • Each VO member is modeled separately to consider the individuality of the VO members, their  ... 
doi:10.5772/39471 fatcat:jaco52pdxjezll4vgp6ydfbx3e

Approaches to Modeling Insurgency [article]

Alexander Kott, Bruce Skarin
2016 arXiv   pre-print
This paper begins with an introduction to qualitative theories and models of insurgency, quantitative measures of insurgency, influence diagrams, system dynamics models of insurgency, agent based molding  ...  The model is agent-based and uses a modeling tool called Simulation of Cultural Identities for Prediction of Reactions (SCIPR).  ...  At the beginning of the simulation, at week-1, each agent uses its decision-making method to select one or more actions.  ... 
arXiv:1603.01787v1 fatcat:ligm74zpabartcvanxpbwz3e4u

A Survey of Agent-Based Modeling of Hospital Environments

Marcia R. Friesen, Robert D. McLeod
2014 IEEE Access  
Agent-based modeling has become a viable alternative and complement-to-traditional analysis methods for studying complex social environments.  ...  While there is a rich history of simulation and modeling of hospitals and hospital units, relatively little work exists, which applies agentbased models to this context.  ...  Inanimate agents are modeled without explicit agency or any decision making capability.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2014.2313957 fatcat:ttl42nulsffc5dg7kc2mfev6yq

Orchestrating Global Systems Science and Information Technologies for Policy Modelling - The SYMPHONY Approach

Efthimios Bothos, Niki Nikolakakou, Gregoris Mentzas, Marco Raberto, Andrea Teglio, Silvano Cincotti, Franziska Schütze, Hendrik Zimmermann, Marko Grobelnik, Anna Triantafillou
2015 International Conference on Electronic Government  
Our aim is to offer policy modellers and policy makers tools that will support them to make decisions which will prevent and mitigate economic and financial crises as well as foster an economically and  ...  Solutions for addressing such highly interconnected challenges in a 'system of systems' world, tend to address only subsystems and so fail to achieve systemic change and anticipate impact and unintended  ...  .: 611875) under the objective "ICT for Governance and Policy Modelling".  ... 
dblp:conf/egov/BothosNMRTCSZGT15 fatcat:msjsoziqvjd2nipchmaelvx4yq
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