Multiagent Systems for Manufacturing Control

A Design Methodology by Stefan Bussmann

Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, Heidelberg .
Written in

  • Software engineering,
  • Computer Communication Networks,
  • Computer science,
  • Artificial intelligence

  • About the Edition

    The ability of production companies to rapidly develop and deploy effective and efficient control systems is critical for success in the consumer-driven environment of contemporary manufacturing. This book presents a novel approach to the design of manufacturing control systems, based around the idea of agents, semiautonomous decision makers that cooperate to process goods and meet orders. This new methodology is DACS - Designing Agent-based Control Systems. Developed at DaimlerChrysler"s research labs in Berlin, DACS is the first methodology specifically produced for the design of agent-based control systems. Beginning with a detailed overview of agent technologies, manufacturing control, and design methodologies, the book explains the DACS methodology and illustrates it by way of detailed case studies. The book will be of interest to researchers and practitioners in agent systems, manufacturing control, and software methodologies.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Stefan Bussmann, Nicholas R. Jennings, Michael Wooldridge
    SeriesSpringer Series on Agent Technology, Springer Series on Agent Technology
    ContributionsJennings, Nicholas R., Wooldridge, Michael
    LC ClassificationsQ334-342, TJ210.2-211.495
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (xiv, 289 p.)
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27076101M
    ISBN 103642058906, 366208872X
    ISBN 109783642058905, 9783662088722

    Multiagent Systems for Manufacturing Control by Stefan Bussmann: A Design Methodology

    In the field of manufacturing control, Multiagent Systems (MAS) have emerged as a powerful approach to optimize production processes. Stefan Bussmann's book, "Multiagent Systems for Manufacturing Control: A Design Methodology," provides valuable insights into the application of MAS in manufacturing environments.


    Published in 2004, "Multiagent Systems for Manufacturing Control" presents a comprehensive design methodology for utilizing MAS in manufacturing systems. The book covers software engineering, computer communication networks, computer science, and artificial intelligence - making it a valuable resource for professionals and researchers in these fields.

    Key Features

    The book explores various key features of multiagent systems for manufacturing control:

    • Design methodology: The author presents a systematic approach to designing MAS for manufacturing control, providing readers with a clear and structured framework.
    • Optimization techniques: Bussmann discusses optimization methods and algorithms that can be applied to manufacturing processes, resulting in increased efficiency and productivity.
    • Agent-based architecture: The book delves into the concept of an agent-based architecture, which enables decentralized decision-making and adaptive behavior in manufacturing systems.
    • Real-world case studies: Bussmann includes real-world case studies and examples to illustrate the practical applications of MAS in different manufacturing scenarios.

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    In "Multiagent Systems for Manufacturing Control: A Design Methodology," Stefan Bussmann offers a comprehensive guide to leveraging multiagent systems in manufacturing environments. With its design methodology, optimization techniques, and real-world case studies, this book is a valuable resource for professionals seeking to enhance manufacturing control processes.