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A Multi-Agent System for Enterprise Integration
The production management system used by most manufacturers today is comprised of disconnected planning and execution processes, and lacks the support for interoperability for enterprise wide integration. This situation ...
The Cycic Friends Network: getting Cyc agents to reason together
We describe the initial results of a project aimed at adapting the Cyc system for use in an agent architecture. Two Cyc systems that share a large common core of knowledge but differ in additional knowledge they possess ...
Modeling agent conversations with colored petri nets
Conversations are a useful means of structuring communica- tive interactions among agents. The value of a conversation- based approach is largely determined by the conversational model it uses. Finite State Machines, ...
KQML as an agent communication language
This paper describes the design of and experimentation with the Knowledge Query and Manipulation Language (KQML), a new language and protocol for exchanging information and knowledge. This work is part of a larger effort, ...
Negotiating agents for supply chain management
A supply chain is a network of suppliers, factories, warehouses, distribution centers and retailers, through which raw materials are acquired, transformed, produced and delivered to the customer. A supply chain management ...
Jackal: a Java-based Tool for Agent Development
Jackal is a Java-based tool for communicating with the KQML agent communication language. Some features which make it extremely valuable to agent development are its conversation management facilities, flexible, blackboard ...