Issue No. 05 - September/October (1999 vol. 3)
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<p>Manufacturing is an inherently distributed process that requires effective management of physically constrained resources. The AARIA project explores how agent technology can combine this inherent distribution with the Internet's global communications infrastructure to make virtual manufacturing more cost-effective than existing, centrally managed operations.</p>
K. Erol, H. V. Parunak and A. D. Baker, "Agents and The Internet: Infrastructure for Mass Customization," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 3, no. , pp. 62-69, 1999.