A Multi-agent Framework for Research Supervision Management

  • Omar Abdullatif JassimEmail author
  • Moamin A. Mahmoud
  • Mohd Sharifuddin Ahmad
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 373)


In this paper, we propose an agent-based framework to enhance, control and manage the research supervision process. The proposed framework consists of three phases which are Research Development Activities, Performance and Completion Measurement, and Tracking Activities. The Research Development Activities phase proposes a number of activities to develop a research. These activities consist of two layers, abstract and detail. Performance and Completion Measurement phase works on measuring a student performance and expected completion date. The Tracking Activities phase presents the proposed activities to track and trigger a student’s tasks. We discuss the components of the framework as possible implementation for a general application of research supervision management.


Task Management Supervision Management Research Development Activities Intelligent Software Agents 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Omar Abdullatif Jassim
    • 1
    Email author
  • Moamin A. Mahmoud
    • 1
  • Mohd Sharifuddin Ahmad
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Agent Technology, College of Information TechnologyUniversiti Tenaga NasionalKajangMalaysia

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