Information resource management in an agent-based virtual organization—initial implementation

Maria Ganzha1,2, Adam Omelczuk4, Marcin Paprzycki2,3 and Mateusz Wypysiak4

  1. Systems Research Institute Polish Academy of Sciences
    Warsaw, Poland
  2. University of Gdansk
    Gdansk, Poland
  3. Warsaw Management Academy
    Warsaw, Poland
  4. Warsaw University of Technology
    Warsaw Poland


In this paper we describe an early stage prototype of a system for information resource management in an agent-based virtual organization. We focus our work on support for human resource adaptability (e.g. knowledge, skills) as a tool for assisting project managers. In the proposed approach, a virtual organization is functionalized in terms of roles played by agents, while organization structure and information flow are represented in terms of agent-agent and agent-human interactions. Finally, all resources (e.g. workers, skills, training resources, etc.) are ontologically demarcated, and information is semantically processed. Discussion of organizational needs is followed by the outline of the system. Finally, basic capabilities of the implemented prototype are illustrated.

Key words

agent systems, ontologies, virtual organization, resource management, Information Resources, e-learning, adaptability

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Volume 9, Issue 3 (September 2012)
Special Issue on Advances in Computer Languages, Modeling and Agents
Year of Publication: 2012
ISSN: 2406-1018 (Online)
Publisher: ComSIS Consortium

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Ganzha, M., Omelczuk, A., Paprzycki, M., Wypysiak, M.: Information resource management in an agent-based virtual organization—initial implementation. Computer Science and Information Systems, Vol. 9, No. 3, 1307-1330. (2012),