Production Process Based on CIMOSA Modeling Approach and Software Agents

  • Pawel Pawlewski
  • Arkadiusz Kawa
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 71)


The paper presents the results of the authors’ studies which consisted in modeling the processes taking place in an enterprise characterized by manufacturing of complex products (machine building) of a very long production cycle. The production environment of a diesel ship engine is described. The idea of the so-called domains of the CIMOSA concept which has been used for the modeling was explained. The article introduces the multi-agent system idea on the basis of which a model will be built and used in the simulation experiment. Finally the algorithm for planning process is presented.


Distributed manufacturing system Multi-agent systems Distributed process planning and scheduling Process modeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pawel Pawlewski
    • 1
  • Arkadiusz Kawa
    • 2
  1. 1.Poznan University of TechnologyPoznańPoland
  2. 2.Poznań University of EconomicsPoznańPoland

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