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CONOISE: Agent-based formation of virtual organisations

CONOISE: Agent-based formation of virtual organisations
CONOISE: Agent-based formation of virtual organisations
Virtual organisations (VOs) are composed of a number of individuals, departments or organisations each of which has a range of capabilities and resources at their disposal. These VOs are formed so that resources may be pooled and services combined with a view to the exploitation of a perceived market niche. However, in the modern commercial environment it is essential to respond rapidly to changes in the market to remain competitive. Thus, there is a need for robust, flexible systems to support the process of VO management. Within the CONOISE (www.conoise.org) project, agent-based models and techniques are being developed for the automated formation and maintenance of virtual organisations. In this paper we focus on a critical element of VO management: how an effective VO may be formed rapidly for a specified purpose.
353-366
Norman, Timothy
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Norman, Timothy, Preece, A., Chalmers, S., Jennings, N. R., Luck, M., Dang, V.D., Nguyen, T.D., Deora, V., Shao, J., Gray, A. and Fiddian, N. (2003) CONOISE: Agent-based formation of virtual organisations. 23rd SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of AI, United Kingdom. pp. 353-366.

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Abstract

Virtual organisations (VOs) are composed of a number of individuals, departments or organisations each of which has a range of capabilities and resources at their disposal. These VOs are formed so that resources may be pooled and services combined with a view to the exploitation of a perceived market niche. However, in the modern commercial environment it is essential to respond rapidly to changes in the market to remain competitive. Thus, there is a need for robust, flexible systems to support the process of VO management. Within the CONOISE (www.conoise.org) project, agent-based models and techniques are being developed for the automated formation and maintenance of virtual organisations. In this paper we focus on a critical element of VO management: how an effective VO may be formed rapidly for a specified purpose.

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Published date: 2003
Additional Information: Event Dates: 2003
Venue - Dates: 23rd SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of AI, United Kingdom, 2003-01-01
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity

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Local EPrints ID: 258551
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/258551
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ORCID for Timothy Norman: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6387-4034

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Date deposited: 14 Nov 2003
Last modified: 06 Jul 2018 00:28

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