A Collaborative Framework to Realize Virtual Enterprises Using 3APL

  • Gobinath Narayanasamy
  • Joe Cecil
  • Tran Cao Son
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4327)


In this paper, we propose a collaborative framework to realize a Virtual Enterprise (VE) for the domain of Micro Assembly. The framework is developed using 3APL technologies [7] and employs the idea of viewing WebService composition as a planning problem [8]. We describe the implementation of the framework and experiment with two micro assembly work cells.


User Agent Virtual Enterprise Path Planner Open List Collaborative System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gobinath Narayanasamy
    • 1
  • Joe Cecil
    • 2
  • Tran Cao Son
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceNew Mexico State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Industrial EngineeringNew Mexico State UniversityUSA

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