W10: HoloMas

Second International Workshop on Industrial Applications of  Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems

Organizer: Vladimir Marik, Czech Technical University/Rockwell Automation, CZ



Thursday, September 6, 2001


9:00 –9:15 Opening


Holons & Agents: Mutual Impacts

Vladimir Marik, and Michal Pechoucek


9:15 – 10:30 Holonic Manufacturing Systems I


Reconfiguring Real-time Holonic Manufacturing Systems

R.W.Brennan, M.Fletcher, and D.H.Norrie


Rationales for Holonic Manufacturing Systems in Chemical Process Industries

N. N. Chokshi, and D. C. McFarlane


10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break


11.00 - 12.30 Holonic Manufacturing Systems II


Deadline Control in Holonic Manufacturing using Mobile Agents

M.Fletcher, R.W. Brennan, and D.H. Norrie


The Appliance of ZEUS Agents in Manufacturing Systems

Klaus Glanzer, Alexander Hämmerle, and Ralf Geurts


12.30 - 14.00 Lunch


14.00 - 15.30 Agent-Based Solutions


Material Handling Problem: FIPA Compliant Agent Implementation

Pavel Vrba, and Vaclav Hrdonka


Adoption of an Agent-Based Production Planning Technology in the Manufacturing Industry

A. Riha, M. Pechoucek, H. Krautwurmova, P. Charvat and A.Koumpis


15.30 - 16.00 Coffee Break


16.00 - 17.30 Design & Modelling


A Realistic Substrate for Small-world Networks Modelling

Carlos Aguirre, and Ramon Huerta


Towards an Axiomatic Framework to Support the Design of an Holonic System

G.Nucci Franco, and  A.Batocchio