Multi-agent Meta-model of a Non-cooperative Game in a Virtual Manufacturing Network

  • Aleksander GwiazdaEmail author
  • Małgorzata Olender
  • Agnieszka Sękala
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 637)


This paper presents the analysis of an approach to the issue of dynamic manufacturing networks scheduling. These aspects are closely connected with the concept of Virtual Enterprises (VE) and Virtual Manufacturing Network (VMN) in which integrated infrastructure of flexible resources is created. In the proposed paper it is analyzed the problem of scheduling tasks in such systems using the methods of game theory and multi-agent approach. The agents play an active role in the game theory approach to obtain access to resources that are needed in the process which is realized by them. Obtain results allow stating that this approach bring significant benefits to small and medium enterprises.


Scheduling Game theory Multi-agent system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aleksander Gwiazda
    • 1
    Email author
  • Małgorzata Olender
    • 1
  • Agnieszka Sękala
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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