AN AGENT ARCHITECTURE FOR STEEL PRODUCT BUSINESS NETWORKS

Heli Helaakoski, Janne Kipinä, Harri Haapasalo

Abstract

Networked manufacturing enterprises are now moving towards more open information exchange for integrating their activities with those of their suppliers, customers and partners within wide supply chain networks. Therefore there has been increasing need for software systems to support business networks. This paper introduces SteelNet agent architecture, which facilitates a real collaboration of companies by enabling a seamless information and material flow in a business network. Different operations of order-delivery process in the network have been modelled as agents that are able to collaborate with each other. The SteeNet agent architecture is a basis for a prototype that handles the operations of manufacturing steel products in a supply chain.

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Helaakoski H., Kipinä J. and Haapasalo H. (2004). AN AGENT ARCHITECTURE FOR STEEL PRODUCT BUSINESS NETWORKS . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 467-470. DOI: 10.5220/0002605904670470


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@conference{iceis04,
author={Heli Helaakoski and Janne Kipinä and Harri Haapasalo},
title={AN AGENT ARCHITECTURE FOR STEEL PRODUCT BUSINESS NETWORKS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={467-470},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002605904670470},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - AN AGENT ARCHITECTURE FOR STEEL PRODUCT BUSINESS NETWORKS
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Helaakoski H.
AU - Kipinä J.
AU - Haapasalo H.
PY - 2004
SP - 467
EP - 470
DO - 10.5220/0002605904670470