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, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 137–141 | Cite as

An Agent-based Approach to Autonomous Logistic Processes

Collaborative Research Centre 637: Autonomous Cooperating Logistic Processes
  • Jan D. Gehrke
  • Otthein Herzog
  • Hagen Langer
  • Rainer Malaka
  • Robert Porzel
  • Tobias Warden
Projekt

Abstract

This paper presents the research activities of the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 637 “Autonomous Cooperating Logistic Processes—A Paradigm Shift and its Limitations” at the University of Bremen. After a motivation of autonomous logistics as an answer to current trends in increasingly dynamic markets, we sketch the structure and aims of the interdisciplinary CRC. We present several interpretations of the central motive of autonomous control, pursued by sub-projects over the course of the first project period, and focus on an agent-based approach to autonomous logistics.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan D. Gehrke
    • 1
  • Otthein Herzog
    • 1
  • Hagen Langer
    • 1
  • Rainer Malaka
    • 1
  • Robert Porzel
    • 1
  • Tobias Warden
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Computing and Communication TechnologiesUniversität BremenBremenGermany

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