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Applications of model-based co-operative agents in production planning

  • Olga štĚpánková
  • Michal PĚchouček
  • Vladimír MaŘík
  • JiŘí LaŽanský
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1460)

Abstract

The tri-base acquaintance model of the agent's behaviour is presented in this paper. This represents an extension of the twin-base model [Cao 97]. Based on practical experience, the new model tries to cope with parallel processing, precedence constraints, and sparse resources. The idea of substituting the interagent negotiation processes by the internal planning activity of the agents is stressed. This strategy is enabled by periodic revisions of the knowledge and data contained in the tri-base knowledge/data bases.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olga štĚpánková
    • 1
    • 2
  • Michal PĚchouček
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vladimír MaŘík
    • 1
    • 2
  • JiŘí LaŽanský
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Control EngineeringThe Gerstner Laboratory for Intelligent Decision Making and ControlCzech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringCzech Technical UniversityPrague 6Czech Republic

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