A Study on BDI Agent for the Integration of Engineering Processes

  • Hanmin Lee
  • Seong-Whan Park
  • Jai-Kyung Lee
  • Je-Sung Bang
  • Jaeho Lee
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4101)


Integration of product design software and automation of their execution can greatly reduce design cycle time and manufacturing cost, and significantly improve product performance, quality, and reliability. The previous approaches are control-driven integration which cannot deal with dynamic change of the environment because the controller executes a sequence of tasks according to the pre-defined workflow. In this paper, we propose a data-driven integration of engineering processes. Each BDI(Belief-Desire-Intention) agent acts autonomously according to the change of the shared data, so the proposed agent architecture can deal with dynamic change of the environment such as user’s input parameters.


Engineering Software Shared Data Task Execution Engineer Process Improve Product Performance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hanmin Lee
    • 1
  • Seong-Whan Park
    • 1
  • Jai-Kyung Lee
    • 1
  • Je-Sung Bang
    • 1
  • Jaeho Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.Korea Institute of Machinery & Materialse-Engineering Research CenterKorea
  2. 2.Dept. of Electrical and Computer EngineeringThe University of SeoulKorea

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