Special Issue IJASS 2001-1

Volume 2, Number 1


Editorial of “Industrial Applications of Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems”

Vladimir Marik and Michal Pechoucek

Agents, Holons and Functions Blocks: Distributed Intelligent Control in Manufacturing

Robert W. Brennan and Douglas H. Norrie

A Foundation for Realtime Holonic Control Systems

M. Fletcher, D.H. Norrie and J. Christensen

Requirements for Real Time Holonic Control

S. Balasubramanian, R.W. Brennan and D.H. Norrie

Towards a Viable Reference Architecture for Multi-Agent Supported Holonic Manufacturing Systems

A.G. Laws, A. Taleb-Bendiab, and S.J. Wade

Building Holonic Systems in Today's Factories: A Migration Strategy

Jin Lung Chirn and Duncan McFarlane

Process Planning And Control In Holonic Manufacturing Environment

Lihui Wang and Douglas H. Norrie

Designing a Holon-based Manufacturing Control System for Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RSs)

James T. Lin and Ming Piao Tsai

Towards Reducing Communication Traffic In Multi-Agent Systems

Michal Pechoucek, Vladimir Marik, and Olga Stepankova

Application of a Holonic Multi-Agent System for Cooperative Work to Administrative Processes

Emmanuel Adam, Rene Mandiau, and Christophe Kolski