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Industrial Agents by Paulo Leitão, Stamatis Karnouskos

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Chapter 9

Agent-Based Control of Production Systems—and Its Architectural Challenges

Birgit Vogel-Heuser1; Peter Göhner2; Arndt Lüder3    1 Institute of Automation and Information Systems, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany2 Institute of Industrial Automation and Software Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany3 Institute of Ergonomics, Manufacturing Systems and Automation, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany

Abstract

Increasing system complexity and flexibility are two major trends in production systems, leading to increasingly problematic control architectures and implementation processes. Oft-discussed solutions for this problem are agent-oriented control systems and agent technology, enabling ...

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