Design of a Multi Agent Based Virtual Enterprise Framework for Sustainable Production

Sadigh B. L., ÜNVER H. Ö., Kilic S. E.

1st International Conference on Virtual and Networked Organizations Emergent Technologies and Tools (ViNOrg 2011), Ofir, Portugal, 6 - 08 July 2011, vol.248, pp.186-188 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 248
  • City: Ofir
  • Country: Portugal
  • Page Numbers: pp.186-188
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


In this paper a Platform as a Service (PaaS) based multi agent virtual enterprise framework for sustainability is introduced which is designed in order to facilitate the collaboration between Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) working in Aviation and Defense Cluster of OSTIM Organized Industrial Region in Ankara, Turkey. In order to enable SMEs to capture opportunities and design products collaboratively in a network, a Virtual Enterprise framework shall be developed. This framework also targets to improve sustainability for the SMEs in the breeding environment and prepare them for the forthcoming legislation regarding reduction of environmental impact, energy management and minimizing carbon emissions.