W04  Workshop on Industrial Applications of  Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems - HoloMAS‘2000


Workshop Organisers:

Vladimir Marik, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Michal Pechoucek, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Friday, September 8, 2000

9.00 – 9.15      Opening

HOLOMAS’00: Industrial Applications of Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems

V. Marik and M. Pechoucek


915 – 9.55

Requirements for Holonic Manufacturing Systems Control

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



9.55  10.30

A Holonic Component-Based Approach to Reconfigurable Manufacturing
Control Architecture

J.-L. Chirn and D. McFarlane


10.30 – 11.00  Coffee Break


11.00 – 11.30

An Open Architecture for Holonic Cooperation and Autonomy

M. Fletcher, E. Garcia-Herreros, J. Christensen, S. Deen,
and R. Mittmann


11.30 – 12.00

Small-World Topology for Multi-Agent Collaboration

C. Aguirre, J. Martínez-Muńoz, F. Corbacho, and R. Huerta


12.00 – 12.30

Economic Coordination Mechanisms for Holonic Multi Agent Systems

H. Adelsberger and W. Conen


12.30 – 14.00  Lunch


14.00 – 14.30

Coalition Formation in Manufacturing Multi-Agent Systems

M. Pechoucek, V. Marik, and O. Štepánková


14.30 – 15.00

HOMASCOW: A Holonic Multi-Agent System for Cooperative Work

E. Adam, R. Mandiau, and C. Kolski


15.00 – 15.30

An Autonomous Cooperative System for High Speed Sorting Systems

S. Balasubramanian, F. Maturana, and D. Vasko


15.30 – 16.00  Coffee Break


16.00 – 16.30

Temperature Equilibrium in Multi-Agent Manufacturing Systems

S. Deen and M. Fletcher


17,00 – 18.00            

Moderated Discussion

Agents and Holons in Industry