Virtual enterprise modeling and support infrastructures: Applying multi-agent system approaches

L. M. Camarinha-Matos, H. Afsarmanesh

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Abstract

Virtual enterprises paradigm represents an important application field for multi-agent approaches, both in terms of modeling and infrastructure development. This article summarizes the main challenges in this field and describes several current Multi-Agent System application approaches. A particular emphasis is given to the creation and operation phases of the virtual enterprise life cycle, Several open challenges in this area are also introduced.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS
EditorsM. Luck, V. Marik, O. Stepankova, R Trappl
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages335-364
Number of pages30
ISBN (Print)3-540-42312-5
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Event9th Advanced Course on Artificial Intelligence (ACAI 2001)/3rd European Agent Systems Summer School (EASSS 2001) - PRAGUE, Czech Republic
Duration: 2 Jul 200113 Jul 2001

Publication series

NameLECTURE NOTES IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Volume2086
ISSN (Print)0302-9743

Conference

Conference9th Advanced Course on Artificial Intelligence (ACAI 2001)/3rd European Agent Systems Summer School (EASSS 2001)
CountryCzech Republic
CityPRAGUE
Period2/07/0113/07/01

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