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Information coordination using meta-agents in information logistics processes
KTH, School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Communication: Services and Infrastucture (Closed 20120101), Software and Computer Systems, SCS (Closed 20120101).ORCID iD: 0000-0002-9255-9236
Dept of Informatics, Jönköping International Business School.
2010 (English)In: Agent and Multi-agent Technology for Internet and Enterprise Systems / [ed] Hakansson, Anne; Hartung, Ronald; Nguyen, Ngoc-Thanh, Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2010, 119-136 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

To be competitive, the goal for manufacturing companies is to deliver the right products at the right time with good quality. This requires good planning, optimized purchases and well functioning distribution channels. It also requires an efficient information flow in the company. One of the problems in Business Informatics is to coordinate the information flow between the manufacturing company, its customers, and its suppliers. For example, coordinating the information flow needed in a manufacturing company to fulfil their order stock. In the production process, a major issue is the double directed information flows, one from customers to company and another from company to its suppliers. This information can be about orders, requirements and production plans. Information coordination between the actors can speed up the information exchange and, hence, optimize the production cost. However, this requires a technology that can search, combine and deliver the information needed by the manufacturing company. Our approach is to combine theories from Multi Agent Systems (MAS), meta-agents and Information Logistics (IL) in order to coordinate and deliver information at the right time and to the right place at an acceptable cost.

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Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2010. 119-136 p.
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Studies in Computational Intelligence, ISSN 1860-949X ; 289
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Engineering and Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-89811DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-13526-2_6Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-77956326877ISBN: 9783642135255 OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-89811DiVA: diva2:503657
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