Multi-agent manufacturing control in holonic manufacturing systems

Valckenaers; Van Brussel, Paul
September 1999
Human Systems Management;1999, Vol. 18 Issue 3/4, p233
Academic Journal
Presents research results on multi-agent manufacturing control in holonic manufacturing systems. Design and development of Holonic Manufacturing Control Systems; Discussion of the Product-Resource-Order-Staff Architecture.


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