29 December 2000 Internet-enabled collaborative agent-based supply chains
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Proceedings Volume 4208, Network Intelligence: Internet-based Manufacturing; (2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.411771
Event: Information Technologies 2000, 2000, Boston, MA, United States
Abstract
This paper presents some results of our recent research work related to the development of a new Collaborative Agent System Architecture (CASA) and an Infrastructure for Collaborative Agent Systems (ICAS). Initially being proposed as a general architecture for Internet based collaborative agent systems (particularly complex industrial collaborative agent systems), the proposed architecture is very suitable for managing the Internet enabled complex supply chain for a large manufacturing enterprise. The general collaborative agent system architecture with the basic communication and cooperation services, domain independent components, prototypes and mechanisms are described. Benefits of implementing Internet enabled supply chains with the proposed infrastructure are discussed. A case study on Internet enabled supply chain management is presented.
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Weiming Shen, Weiming Shen, Rob Kremer, Rob Kremer, Douglas H. Norrie, Douglas H. Norrie, "Internet-enabled collaborative agent-based supply chains", Proc. SPIE 4208, Network Intelligence: Internet-based Manufacturing, (29 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.411771; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.411771
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