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JSW 2020 Vol.15(2): 53-61 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.17706/jsw.15.2.53-61

Validating Time Efficiency of AOSR 2.0: A Novel WMS Planner Algorithm for SMEs, under Industry 4.0

Fareed Ud Din1*, David Paul2, Joe Ryan1, Frans Henskens1, Mark Wallis1
1The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
2 The University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia.


Abstract—Agent Oriented Storage and Retrieval (AOSR) WMS planner algorithm is a part of the general Agent Oriented Smart Factory (AOSF) framework, which provides a comprehensive Supply Chain (SC) architecture to help bridge the gap between Industry 4.0 standards and SME-oriented setups. This paper provides validation of AOSR algorithmwith respect to time efficiency on top of substantially improved performance efficiency in SME-oriented warehousing operations. This article, which is a part of a series of recent contributions, explains the efficiency of AOSR WMS planner algorithm in scenario-based test cases with experimentation in certain WMS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Index Terms— Agent oriented smart factory (AOSF),small tomedium size enterprises (SMEs), cyber-physical systems (CPS),agent-orientedstorage and retrieval system (AOSR),warehouse management system (WMS)

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Cite: Fareed Ud Din, David Paul, Joe Ryan, Frans Henskens, Mark Wallis, "Validating Time Efficiency of AOSR 2.0: A Novel WMS Planner Algorithm for SMEs, under Industry 4.0," Journal of Software vol. 15, no. 2 pp. 53-61, 2020.

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