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Agent-Oriented Supply-Chain Management
The supply chain is a worldwide network of suppliers, factories, warehouses, distribution centers, and retailers through which raw materials are acquired, transformed, and delivered to customers. InExpand
An Organization Ontology for Enterprise Modelling
The paper presents our exploration into an organization ontology for the TOVE enterprise model. Its primary focus has been in linking structure and behavior through the concept of empowerment.Expand
COOL: A Language for Describing Coordination in Multi Agent Systems
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This paper addresses the coordination level by means of the Coordination Language (COOL) that relies on speech act based communication, but integrates it in a structured conversation framework that captures the coordination mechanisms agents use when working together. Expand
An organisation ontology for enterprise modeling: preliminary concepts for linking structure and behaviour
Abstract The paper presents our preliminary exploration into an organisation ontology for the TOVE enterprise model. The ontology puts forward a number of conceptualizations for modelingExpand
The Integrated Supply Chain Management System
This paper describes the goals and architecture of the Integrated Supply Chain Man- agement System (ISCM) being developed at the University of Toronto. ISCM provides an approach to the realtimeExpand
Multi-attribute Utility Theoretic Negotiation for Electronic Commerce
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This work presents a generic negotiation architecture that uses Multiattribute Utility Theory (MAUT) principles to reach agreements that satisfy multiple interdependent objectives and provides a systematic constraint relaxation protocol that allows agents to generate the next acceptable 'deal'. Expand
Coordinating with obligations
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A solution to this problem based on a representation of obligations and interdictions in an organizational framework, together with nn inference method that also decides which obligations to break in contradictory situations is presented. Expand
The Design of a Coordination Language for Multi-Agent Systems
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A conceptualization of the coordination task around the notion of structured “conversation” amongst agents is proposed and a complete multiagent programming language and system for explicitly representing, applying and capturing coordination knowledge is built. Expand
A multi-attribute utility theoretic negotiation architecture for electronic commerce
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A generic negotiation architecture that uses MultiAttribute Utility Theory (MAUT) principles to reach agreements that satisfy multiple interdependent objectives and a systematic constraint relaxation protocol that allows agents to generate the next acceptable 'deal'. Expand
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