A Volatile Knowledge Approach to Improve the Autonomy of Holons: Application to a Flexible Job Shop Manufacturing System

  • Emmanuel AdamEmail author
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9266)


It is well known now that MAS are particularly adapted to deal with distributed and dynamic environment. The management of business workflow, or data flow, flexible job shop manufacturing systems is typically a good application field for them. This kind of application requires flexibility to face with changes on the network. In the context of FMS, where products and resources entities can be seen as active, and subject to events, a volatile knowledge concept has been defined. We illustrate our proposition on an emulator of the flexible assembly cell in our university.


Volatile knowledge Flexible job shop manufacturing systems Multiagent system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UVHC, LAMIH Lab., UMR CNRS 8201ValenciennesFrance

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