Negotiation in multi-agent based dynamic scheduling

Ricardo J. Rabelo, L. M. Camarinha-Matos

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This paper addresses a multi-agent architecture for dynamic scheduling. The flexibility of the architecture both from the organizational point of view and from the control one is supported by the negotiation technique. The need for integration, the use of standards and information modelling are emphasized. Combining a distributed architecture with an integration of the scheduling and control functionalities flexibility is increased, especially when disruptions take place. Finally, some conclusions and implementation aspects are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)303-309
Number of pages7
JournalRobotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1994


  • Scheduling
  • Standards
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Control systems
  • Data structures
  • Production control


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