Application potential of Agent Based Simulation and Discrete Event Simulation in Enterprise integration modelling concepts

Pawel PAWLEWSKI, Paulina GOLINSKA, Paul-Eric DOSSOU

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This paper aims to present the dilemma of simulation tool selection. Authors discuss the examples of methodologies of enterprises architectures (CIMOSA and GRAI) where agent approach is used to solve planning and managing problems. Actually simulation is widely used and practically only one tool which can enable verification of complex systems. Many companies face the problem, which simulation tool is appropriate to use for verification. Selected tools based on ABS and DES are presented. Some tools combining DES and ABS approaches are described. Authors give some recommendation on selection process.


Keywords


Multi-agent systems, DES, simulation, Process modelling, Enterprise Architecture

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14201/ADCAIJ2012113342





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