Abstract

The PRODNET II consortium designed and implemented an open infrastructure to support industrial virtual enterprises with special focus on the needs of small and medium sired enterprises. The proposed architecture is described summarizing ifs main components. The infer-modules communication mechanisms are presented and an illustrative example is given. An approach for hierarchical coordination is proposed and examples of advanced coordination functionalities are described. Finally the creation and configuration steps for a virtual enterprise are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationINFRASTRUCTURES FOR VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES: NETWORKING INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES
EditorsL. M. Camarinha-Matos, H. Afsarmanesh
Place of PublicationBoston, MA
PublisherSpringer
Pages109-126
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-387-35577-1
ISBN (Print)0-7923-8639-6, 978-1-4757-5499-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999
EventIFIP TC5 WG5 3/PRODNET Working Conference on Infrastructures for Virtual Enterprises (PRO-VE 99) - OPORTO, Portugal
Duration: 27 Oct 199928 Oct 1999

Publication series

NameIFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
PublisherSpringer
Volume27
ISSN (Print)1571-5736

Conference

ConferenceIFIP TC5 WG5 3/PRODNET Working Conference on Infrastructures for Virtual Enterprises (PRO-VE 99)
CountryPortugal
CityOPORTO
Period27/10/9928/10/99

Keywords

  • Internal Module
  • Virtual Enterprise
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Enterprise Resource Planning System
  • Reference Architecture

Cite this

Camarinha-Matos, L. M., & Afsarmanesh, H. (1999). The PRODNET architecture. In L. M. Camarinha-Matos, & H. Afsarmanesh (Eds.), INFRASTRUCTURES FOR VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES: NETWORKING INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES (pp. 109-126). (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; Vol. 27). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-35577-1_8