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Author Voos, H.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2007
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Multiagent systems ♦ Transportation ♦ Continuous production ♦ Control systems ♦ Discrete event systems ♦ Electrical equipment industry ♦ Manufacturing ♦ Resource management ♦ Application software ♦ Logistics
Abstract Distributed resource allocation is a promising field for the application of multi-agent systems also in technical or industrial environments. The design of the multi-agent system then mainly comprises the definition of the agents' local knowledge and behavior as well as the definition of an interaction protocol for overall coordination. Most solutions of agent-based resource allocation however exist in static or discrete-event systems while the allocation of resources to continuous dynamic systems is hardly addressed. In order to derive the local and the interaction behavior of the agents, we refer to a mathematical formulation of the resource allocation problem as an optimization problem. Based on a marketlike coordination scheme, a new agent-based solution for the allocation of resources to continuous production processes is developed and applied to an industrial examples. The novelty hereby is the suitable combination of resource allocation and process control in continuous production.
Description Author affiliation: Univ. of Appl. Sci. Ravensburg-Weingarten, Weingarten (Voos, H.)
ISBN 9781424408504
ISSN 19354576
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2007-06-23
Publisher Place Austria
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 467.25 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 1085
Ending Page 1090


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library