MULTIAGENT APPROACH FOR MANAGING THE INFORMATION SPACE OF CORPORATE SYSTEMS
AbstractThe subject matter of the study is the integration and management of information resources of distributed computing corporate systems within the common information space. The goal of the study is to develop scientifically based models for supporting intelligent technologies for the integration and management of information resources of distributed computing systems. In accordance with the goal of the study, the article deals with the following tasks: to develop a formal-logical model of the information space, to study and formalize agent-oriented tasks, to select the model of a software agent, to substantiate the information technology aimed at effective information management in corporate systems. The following results were obtained: a formal model of the information space of a corporate information system was developed; the role and place of a user of the information system resources were determined; the concept of the task and the flow of user tasks in the information space were considered and formalized; the definition of a software agent, multi-agent space and a multi-agent space management system were suggested; the model of the frame structure of knowledge representation modified by the authors is proposed as a logical model of a software agent. Conclusions. The analysis of domestic and foreign sources showed that the study in the field of integration of information resources of distributed systems and building a unified information space does not fully meet the modern requirements of users and developers of application software. Existing solutions based on integration technologies do not allow heterogeneous information structures to be actually integrated. Basing on the study of the main business processes in information systems "user - information environment", a model of information multi-agent space of a computer system was developed and investigated. The main components of a multi-agent system were identified and basic entities were formally defined as a software agent and a multi-agent space. The agent-oriented approach to solving managerial problems and integrating information resources of distributed computing systems was formulated and substantiated.
Kogalovsky, M. (2010), Methods of data integration in information systems [Metody integratsii dannyh v informatsionnih sistemah], Market economy institute RAoS, Moscow, 74 p.
Chernyak, L. (2009), "Data integration: syntax and semantics" ["Integratsia dannyh: sintaksis i semantica"], Open systems, No. 10, available at : http://www.osp.ru/os/2009/10/11170978.
Ziegler, P., Dittrich, K. R. (2007), "Data Integration. Problems, Approaches, and Perspectives", Conceptual Modelling in Information Systems Engineering, P. 39–58. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-72677-7_3
Wooldridge, M. (2002), An Introduction to Multi-Agent Systems, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 366 p. ISBN 0-471-49691-X.
Nagata, T., Nakayama, H., Utatani, M., Sasaki, H. (2002), "A multi-agent approach to power system normal state operation", Proc. IEEE/Power Eng. Soc. General Meeting, Vol. 3, P. 1582–1586.
Solanki, J. M., Khushalani, S., Schulz, N. N. (2007), "A multi-agent solution to distribution systems restoration", IEEE Trans. Power Syst., Vol. 22, No. 3, P. 1026–1034.
Nagata, T., Ohono, M., Kubokawa, J., Sasaki, H., Fujita, H. (2002), "A multi-agent approach to unit commitment problems", Proc. IEEE PES Winter Meet., P. 64–69.
Glava, M., Malakhov, V. (2018), "Information Systems Reengineering Approach Based on the Model of Information Systems Domains", International Journal of Software Engineering and Computer Systems (IJSECS), University Malaysia Pahang, Vol. 4, Р. 95–105. DOI: 10.15282/ijsecs.4.1.2018.8.0041.
Phillips, L., Link, H., Smith, R., Welland, L. (2006), "Agent-based control of distributed infrastructure resources", available at : https://prod.sandia.gov/techlib-noauth/access-control.cgi/2005/057937.pdf (last accessed 23.11.2018).
Ponomarenko, L., Filatov, V. (2001), "Software agent technologies in the administration of databases" ["Programni agentni tehnologiy v administryvanni baz dannyh"], Herald Kyiv national university of trade and economics, No. 3, P. 68–73.
Yosin, V. (2012), "Database development techniques for information systems" ["Metody razrabotki baz dannyh dlya informatsionnih sistem"], Herald Kharkiv National University, No. 1037, P. 64–72.
Semenets, V., Kauk, V., Avrunin, O. (2009), "The advanced technology of remote training at the initial process" ["Vprovadjennya tehnologiy dystantsiynogo navchannya u navchalnii protses"], High School, No. 5, P. 40– 51.
Sun, R. (2006), Cognition and Multi-Agent Interaction: From Cognitive Modeling to Social Simulation, Cambridge University Press, New York.
Filatov, V., Kozyr, О. (2005), "Multi-agent approach to the identification of users in the system of distance education" ["Multiagentnii podhod k identifikatsii polzovateley v sisteme distantsionnogo obrazovaniya"], Education, science, production and management. Collection of works of the regional scientific conference, In 2 volumes, Stary Oskol LLC TNT, Vol. 1, P. 284–290.
Filatov, V., Krivonosov, V., Kozyr, О. (2013), "Adaptive autonomous scenarios in enterprise information resource management tasks" ["Adaptivnie avtonomnie stsenarii v zadachah upravleniya informatsionnimi resursami predpriyatiya"], Engineering Herald of the Don, No. 3, available at : http://ivdon.ru/magazine/archive/n3y2013/1779.
Filatov, V. (2004), Multi-agent technologies for integration of heterogeneous information systems and distributed databases [Multiagentnie tehnologii integratsii geterogennih informatsionnih system i raspredelennih baz dannyh], Kharkiv National University of Radio electronics, 341 p.
Abstract views: 67 PDF Downloads: 4
Our journal abides by the Creative Commons copyright rights and permissions for open access journals.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
Authors hold the copyright without restrictions and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-commercial and non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their published work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.