ProMAIS: A MULTI-AGENT MODEL FOR PRODUCTION INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Lobna Hsairi, Khaled Ghédira, Faiez Gargouri

Abstract

In the age of information proliferation and communication advances, Cooperative Information System (CIS) technology becomes a vital factor for production system design in every modern enterprise. In fact, current production system must hold to new strategic, economic and organizational structures in order to face new challenges. Consequently, intelligent software based on agent technology emerges to improve system design on the one hand, and to increase production profitability and enterprise competitive position on the other hand. This paper starts with an analytical description of logical and physical flows dealt with manufacturing, then proposes a Production Multi-Agent Information System (ProMAIS). ProMAIS is a collection of stationary and intelligent agent-agencies with specialized expertises, interacting to carry out the shared objectives: cost-effective production in promised delay and adaptability to the changes. In order to bring ProMAIS’s dynamic aspect out, interaction protocols are specially zoomed out by cooperation, negotiation and Contract Net protocols.

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Hsairi L., Ghédira K. and Gargouri F. (2004). ProMAIS: A MULTI-AGENT MODEL FOR PRODUCTION INFORMATION SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 297-302. DOI: 10.5220/0002602502970302


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@conference{iceis04,
author={Lobna Hsairi and Khaled Ghédira and Faiez Gargouri},
title={ProMAIS: A MULTI-AGENT MODEL FOR PRODUCTION INFORMATION SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={297-302},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002602502970302},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - ProMAIS: A MULTI-AGENT MODEL FOR PRODUCTION INFORMATION SYSTEMS
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Hsairi L.
AU - Ghédira K.
AU - Gargouri F.
PY - 2004
SP - 297
EP - 302
DO - 10.5220/0002602502970302