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Author Badr, I. ♦ Gohner, P.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2011
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Schedules ♦ Job shop scheduling ♦ Object oriented modeling ♦ Optimal scheduling ♦ Dynamic scheduling ♦ Load modeling
Abstract Manufacturing scheduling is a classical optimization problem which is associated with high computational complexity causing low reactivity of conventional solutions. Scheduling for flexible manufacturing systems (FMSs) has to be performed dynamically with good reactivity and flexibility to adapt to the changing customer requirements. Agent-based scheduling is strongly advocated to tackle this challenge of combining the efficiency of the generated schedules with the flexibility of the scheduling process. The wide adoption of agent-based scheduling is hindered by the lack of simulation-based evaluation techniques. In this paper, a generic simulation environment for agent-based FMS scheduling is proposed. Details about the generation of dynamic FMS models and linking them to an agent-based scheduling framework, described in previous work, are given. By applying this generic simulation environment, the behavior of agent-based scheduling can be assessed for different shop floor control settings.
Description Author affiliation: Institute of Industrial Automation and Software Engineering, University of Stuttgart (Gohner, P.) || Faculty of Science, Helwan University, Helwan, Egypt (Badr, I.)
ISBN 9781457704352
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-07-26
Publisher Place Portugal
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781457704345
Size (in Bytes) 533.34 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 465
Ending Page 470


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library