A Real-Time Interface for Holonic Control Devices

  • Robert William Brennan
  • Kenwood Hall
  • Vladimír Mařik
  • Francisco Maturana
  • Douglas Hector Norrie
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2744)


In this paper we present a general specification for a real-time transformation interface for Holonic Control Devices. This interface is intended to provide the logical linkage between the two worlds of agents and machines, which is needed to realise truly holonic systems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert William Brennan
    • 1
  • Kenwood Hall
    • 2
  • Vladimír Mařik
    • 3
  • Francisco Maturana
    • 2
  • Douglas Hector Norrie
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringUniversity of CalgaryCalgary, AlbertaCanada
  2. 2.Rockwell AutomationMayfield HeightsUSA
  3. 3.Rockwell AutomationPraha 2Czech Republic

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