Gaia Analysis and Design of a Multi-agent-based Shop Floor Control System

  1. José Alberto Araúzo Araúzo 1
  2. Ricardo del Olmo Martínez 2
  3. Juan José Lavios Villahoz 2
  1. 1 Universidad de Valladolid

    Universidad de Valladolid

    Valladolid, España


  2. 2 Universidad de Burgos

    Universidad de Burgos

    Burgos, España


Dirección y organización: Revista de dirección, organización y administración de empresas

ISSN: 1132-175X

Year of publication: 2014

Issue: 54

Pages: 26-35

Type: Article

DOI: 10.37610/DYO.V0I54.457 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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  • Year 2014
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.198
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To achieve competitiveness in the today’s manufacturing plants; many researchers suggest agent based manufacturing systems, with scheduling and control activities distributed on several entities called agents. To develop this kind of systems some promising agent-oriented software methodologies, as Gaia, have been proposed. They provide the concepts and procedures to define the main features of multi-agent systems. In this paper we show how we used the Gaia methodology to analyze and design a multi-agent-based shop floor control system that has been further implemented by JADE. We also show preliminary computational experiments that show as our approach has a good performance in flexible environments.

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