A Study on BDI Agent for the Integration of Engineering Processes
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.
KeywordsEngineering Software Shared Data Task Execution Engineer Process Improve Product Performance
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