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Engineering manufacturing control systems using PROSA and delegate MAS
by Paul Verstraete, Bart Saint Germain, Paul Valckenaers, Hendrik Van Brussel, Jan Van Belle, Hadeli
International Journal of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering (IJAOSE), Vol. 2, No. 1, 2008


Abstract: This paper presents a systematic description of a reusable software architecture for multiagent systems in the domain of manufacturing control. The architectural description consolidates the authors' expertise in this area. Until now, the research has taken a manufacturing control perspective of multiagent systems. The research team has focused on providing benefits to the manufacturing control domain by designing a novel type of control system. This paper takes a software architectural perspective of multiagent manufacturing control. The systematic description specifies a software product line architecture for manufacturing control. The paper describes the assets of the software product line architecture and how these assets can be combined.

Online publication date: Wed, 23-Jan-2008


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