Using Multi-agent System for Improving and Implementing a New Enterprise Modeling Tool

  • Paul-Eric Dossou
  • Pawel Pawlewski
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 71)


GRAI Methodology is one of the three main methodologies for enterprise modeling (with PERA and CIMOSA). To support this methodology different tools are being developed. GRAIXPERT is a hybrid expert system for detecting inconsistencies in enterprises. GRAISUC is a module for choosing and implementing supply chain management tool in enterprises. GRAIQUAL is a module for improving quality system of enterprises. These modules are based on the use of different reasoning (Case-based reasoning (CBR), decomposition, transformation) but also on the enterprise knowledge management. The enterprise knowledge could be explicit or tacit. Each case of enterprise studied allows to improve the knowledge of the tool. Then, Multi-agent systems are used for acquiring this knowledge and managing improvement. This paper presents how Multi-agent system could be associated to CBR and Decomposition reasoning in order to be more efficient during the enterprise modelling.


Multi-agent systems Case-Based Reasoning Expert system enterprise modelling performance reference models rules Knowledge 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul-Eric Dossou
    • 1
  • Pawel Pawlewski
    • 2
  1. 1.CAMLa Roche-Sur-YonFrance
  2. 2.Poznan University of TechnologyPoznań

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