Agent Coordination Papers

Barbuceanu, M., Fox, M.S., Hong, L., Lallement, Y., and Zhang, Z., (2004), “Building Agents to Serve Customers”, AI Magazine, Vol 25, No. 3, pp. 47-60. Available
Barbuceanu, M., Fox, M.S., Hong, L., Lallement, Y., and Zhang, Z., (2003), “Building Agents for the Customer Service Front”, Proceedings of the Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference, pp. 35-42. Available
Fox, M.S., Barbuceanu, M., and Teigen, R., (2000), “Agent-Oriented Supply-Chain Management”, International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 12, No. 2/3, pp. 165-188. Available
Haase, R., (1997), “Building a Generic User Agent for Multi-agent Integrated Enterprise”, Diploma Thesis, Technical University of Berlin and Enterprise Integration Laboratory, University of Toronto. Available
Barbuceanu, M., Teigen, R., Fox, M.S. , (1997), “Agent Based Design and Simulation of Supply Chain Systems”, Proceedings of the Workshop on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises, IEEE Computer Society Press, 1997. Available
M. Barbuceanu, M. S. Fox, (1997), “Integrating Communicative Action, Conversations and Decision Theory to Coordinate Agents”. In Proceedings of Autonomous Agents’97, Marina del Rey, 2-5 February, ACM Press, pp 49-58. Available
M. Barbuceanu, M. S. Fox, (1997), “The Design of a Coordination Language for Multi-Agent Systems”, In Intelligent Agents III: Agents Theories, Architectures and Languages, J.P.Muller, M.J.Wooldridge and N.R.Jennings (eds), Springer Verlag Lecture Notes inArtificial Intelligence, pp 341-357. Not Available
Barbuceanu, M., and Fox, M.S., (1997), “Conflict Management with a Credibility/Deniability Model”, Working Paper, Enterprise Integration Laboratory, University of Toronto. Available
M. Barbuceanu, M. S. Fox, (1996), “Coordinating Multiple Agents in the Supply Chain”, Proceedings of Fifth Workshop on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises, Stanford, CA, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp 134-142. Available
Barbuceanu, M., and Fox, M.S., (1996), “Capturing and Modeling Coordination Knowledge for Multi-Agent Systems”, International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, Vol. 5, Nos. 2 & 3, pp. 275-314. Available
Barbuceanu, M., and Fox, M.S., (1996), “The Architecture of an Agent Building Shell”, Intelligent Agents Vol. II, Springer-Verlag. Available
Barbuceanu, M., and Fox, M.S., (1995), “COOL: A Language for Describing Coordination in MultiAgent Systems”, Proceedings of the First International Conference on MultiAgent Systems, AAAI Press, pp. 17-24. Available
Barbuceanu, M., and Fox, M.S., (1995), “An Agent Based Architecture for Agile Manufacturing”, IJCAI-95 Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing, August 1995, Montreal, Canada. Available
Barbuceanu, M., and Fox, M.S., (1994), “The Information Agent: An Infrastructure for Collaboration in the Integrated Enterprise”, in Proc. of Cooperative Knowledge Based Systems, University of Keele, Staffordshire, UK, M. Deen (ed), DAKE Centre, Univ. of Keele. Available
Barbuceanu, M., and Fox, M.S., (1994), “The Information Agent: An Infrastructure Agent Supporting Collaborative Enterprise Architectures”, Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises, Morgantown WV, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 112-116. Available
Beck, J.C., “A Schema for Constraint Relaxation with Instantiations for Partial Constraint Satisfaction and Schedule Optimization”, MSc. Thesis, Computer Science Dept., University of Toronto, 1994. (als o released as a technical report EIL-94-3). Available
Beck, J.C. & Fox, M.S., (1994), “Mediated Conflict Recovery by Constraint Relaxation”, Working Notes of AAAI Workshop on Conflict Management, Seattle, United States. Available
Beck, J.C. & Fox, M.S., (1994), “Supply Chain Coordination via Mediated Constraint Relaxation”, Proceedings of the First Canadian Workshop on Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Banff, AB, May 15. Available
Shaw, M.J., and Fox, M.S., (1993), “Distributed Artificial Intelligence for Group Decision Support: Integration of Problem Solving, Coordination and Learning”, Decision Support Systems, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 1-19. Available
Roboam, M., and Fox, M.S., (1992), “Enterprise Management Network Architecture: A Tool for Manufacturing Enterprise Intergration”, in Artificial Intelligence Applications in Manufacturing, Famili, A., Nau, D.S., and Kim, S.H. (Eds.), Menlo Park CA: AAAI Press, pp. 401-432. Available
Roboam, M., and Fox, M.S., (1991), “Organization Modeling as a Platform for Multi-agent Manufacturing Systems”, in Computer Applications in Production and Engineering: Integration Aspects, Doumeingts, G., Browne, J., and Tomljanovich, M. (Eds.), pp. 581-591, Holland: Elsevier Science Publishers. Not Available Yet
Sycara, K.P., Roth, S.P., Sadeh, N., and Fox, M.S., (1991), “Resource Allocation in Distributed Factory Scheduling”, IEEE Expert, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 29-40. Available
Sycara, K., Roth, S., Sadeh, N., and Fox, M.S., (1991), “Distributed Constrained Heuristic Search”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Vol. 21, No. 6, pp. 1446-1461. Available
Sycara, K., Roth, S., Sadeh, N., and Fox, M.S., (1990), “An Investigation into Distributed Constraint-Directed Factory Scheduling”, Proceedings of the IEEE Sixth Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications, pp. 94-100. Available
Sycara, K., Roth, S., Sadeh, N. and Fox, M., (1990), “Managing Resource Allocation in Multi-Agent Time-Constrained Domains”, Proceedings of the Workshop on Innovative Approaches to Planning, Scheduling and Control, pp. 240-250, San Mateo CA: Morgan Kaufmann Pub Inc. Available
Sycara, K., Roth, S., Sadeh, N. and Fox, M., (1990), “Distributing Production Control”. Proceedings of The Fourth International Conference on Expert systems in Production and Operations Management, Hilton Head Island, SC., May, 1990. Not Available Yet
Roboam, M., and Fox, M.S., (1990), “Intelligent Networking: Towards Integrating the Manufacturing Enterprise”, Proceedings of The Fourth International Conference on Expert systems in Production and Operations Management, Hilton Head Island, SC. Available
Roboam, M., Fox, M.S., and Sycara-Cyranski, K., (1990), “Enterprise Management Network Architecture: The Organization Layer”, Technical Report CMU-RI-TR-90-22, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University Available
Sathi, A., and Fox, M.S., (1989), “Constraint-Directed Negotiation of Resource Re-Allocations”, Distributed Artificial Intelligence II, M. Huhns, (Ed.), Los Altos CA: Morgan Kaufmann Pub., pp. 163-193. Available
Fox, M.S., (1987), “Beyond the Knowledge Level”, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Expert Database Systems, L. Kerschberg, (Ed.),Menlo Park, CA: Benjamin/Cummings Pub. Co., pp. 455-464. Available
Fox M.S., (1981), “An Organizational View of Distributed Systems”, IEEE Trans. on System, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol SMC-11, No. 1, January, 1981, pp. 70-80. A version of this paper appeared in Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Systems Man and Cybernetics, Denver Colorado, Oct. 1979. Available
Fox M.S., (1981), “Reasoning With Incomplete Knowledge in a Resource-Limited Environment: Integrating Reasoning and Knowledge Acquisition”, Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Aug. 1981. Not Available Yet
Fox M.S., (1979), “Organization Structuring: Designing Large Complex Software”, Technical Report CMU-CS-79-155, Computer Science Dept., Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Dec. 1979. Available