Jacquie Jarvis

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1 Agent Oriented Software Pty. Ltd. (AOS), 156 Pelham Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia. {rick.evertsz, martyn.fletcher, richard.jones, jacquie.jarvis}@agent-software.com 2 Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX, United Kingdom. jpb54@eng.cam.ac.uk 3 Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre, 150(More)
Holonic manufacturing is a concept of considerable promise as it can provide the flexibility and responsiveness required by virtual enterprises. However, if this promise is to be realised, two key issues need to be addressed. First, migration strategies must be developed to enable existing manufacturing systems using conventional controller technology to(More)
Holonic systems are systems that are modelled in terms of components (holons) that have their own unique identity but are part of a larger whole. This larger whole is known as a holarchy. The manufacturing community has recognised the potential benefits of the holonic approach and it has attracted much interest over the past decade. This paper describes(More)
Ajith Abraham, Dennis Jarvis, Jacquie Jarvis and Lakhmi Jain aNorwegian Center of Excellence for Quantifiable Quality of Service, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, O.S. Bragstads plass 2E, N-7491 Trondheim Norway E-mail: ajith.abraham@ieee.org bCentre for Intelligent and Networked Systems, CQ University Australia, Rockhampton, Queensland 4702,(More)
Executive Summary The Gift Box Packing Cell has been constructed at Cambridge University's Institute for Manufacturing in order to demonstrate JACK-based holonic control and illustrate how a packing environment can be responsive to change. The cell, with its industrial strength hardware, enables a customer to select three Gillette™ personal grooming(More)
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