An Agent-based Infrastructure for Enterprise Integration
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conference papers and proceedings preprints
Citation of Original PublicationR. Scott Cost, Tim Finin, Yannis Labrou, Xiaocheng Luan, Yun Peng, Ian Soboroff, James Mayfield, Akram Boughannam, An Agent-based Infrastructure for Enterprise Integration, Proceedings. First and Third International Symposium on Agent Systems Applications, and Mobile Agents , 1999, DOI: 10.1109/ASAMA.1999.805406
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computer aided manufacturing
application program interfaces
manufacturing data processing
UMBC Ebiquity Research Group
Laboratory for Advanced Information Technology
Jackal is a Java-based tool for communication using the KQML agent communication language. Some features that make it extremely valuable to agent development are its conversation management facilities, flexible, blackboard style interface and ease of integration. Jackal has been developed in support of an investigation of the use of agents in enterprise-wide integration of planning and execution for manufacturing. This paper describes Jackal at a surface and design level, and demonstrates its use in a multiagent system that supports intelligent integration of enterprise planning and execution.