Tim Stockheim, Jens Nimis, Thorsten Scholz, Marcel Stehli


The maturity of technical foundations for multi-agent systems and the support by development tools, infrastructure services, and a number of development methodologies leads to an increasing number of existing multi-agent systems. A more and more networked environment drives the demand for coupling these heterogeneous systems to large multi-multi-agent systems. Unfortunately, the design and implementation steps necessary in this context are currently not supported by established development methodologies; conventional approaches mainly focus on isolated multi-agent systems. In this paper, we present an approach for the integration of heterogeneous multi-agent systems. The Agent.Enterprise system is a coupled multi-multi-agent system that has been designed and tested in the manufacturing logistics domain.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Stockheim T., Nimis J., Scholz T. and Stehli M. (2004). HOW TO BUILD A MULTI-MULTI-AGENT SYSTEM - The Agent.Enterprise Approach . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 364-371. DOI: 10.5220/0002638703640371

in Bibtex Style

author={Tim Stockheim and Jens Nimis and Thorsten Scholz and Marcel Stehli},
title={HOW TO BUILD A MULTI-MULTI-AGENT SYSTEM - The Agent.Enterprise Approach},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - HOW TO BUILD A MULTI-MULTI-AGENT SYSTEM - The Agent.Enterprise Approach
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Stockheim T.
AU - Nimis J.
AU - Scholz T.
AU - Stehli M.
PY - 2004
SP - 364
EP - 371
DO - 10.5220/0002638703640371