Multi-Agent System Model for Container Management Simulation

Houda Zouhaier, Fahem Kebair, Frédéric Serin, Lamjed Ben Said


This paper discusses an approach to build a multiagent system for simulating container management in a hub port logistics. The simulator has as goal to help assessing and defining container management strategies. This allows to plan and to control the management of containers while minimizing the waiting time and the parasite shifts and insuring the consistency of the performed tasks sequence. The proposed model involves the multi-point of view and the emergence of behavior specific to the theory of complex systems. The paper is structured as follows: first we present related works, then we expose the multiagent model of the simulator, after that we present the internal structure of the agents and finally we provide and discuss first implementation and results.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Zouhaier H., Kebair F., Serin F. and Ben Said L. (2013). Multi-Agent System Model for Container Management Simulation . In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-59-4, pages 498-505. DOI: 10.5220/0004453404980505

in Bibtex Style

author={Houda Zouhaier and Fahem Kebair and Frédéric Serin and Lamjed Ben Said},
title={Multi-Agent System Model for Container Management Simulation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - Multi-Agent System Model for Container Management Simulation
SN - 978-989-8565-59-4
AU - Zouhaier H.
AU - Kebair F.
AU - Serin F.
AU - Ben Said L.
PY - 2013
SP - 498
EP - 505
DO - 10.5220/0004453404980505