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Performance of Time-Bound Negotiation in Agent-Based Manufacturing Control

  title={Performance of Time-Bound Negotiation in Agent-Based Manufacturing Control},
  author={Wing Lok Yeung},
Agent-based software technology plays an impor- tant role in the manufacturing industry for achieving agility. Shop floor control applications can be designed based on the paradigm of agent negotiation to cope with variabilities and disturbances in the production environment. This often involves the contract net protocol (CNP) and previous research has suggested that the timing parameters of CNP can affect significantly the performance of agent negotiation. This work extends our knowledge in… 

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