Self-organization evolution of supply networks: System modeling and simulation based on multi-agent

Gang Li, Linyan Sun, Ping Ji, Haiquan Li

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This paper demonstrates the self-organization evolution of distributed Supply Networks (SNs) based on fitness landscape theory. The environment and the internal mechanism are the origin of SN evolution. The SN emerges from the local interaction of the firms to fulfill the stochastic demands. The collaboration among firms is path dependence. The evolution of a SN is self-reinforcement and sensitive to initial conditions, which may lead to multiple equilibrium state and chaos. The evolution result is non-deterministic and can not be predicted precisely. The long-term strategy is better than short-term strategy for a firm in SN collaboration to adapt to the environment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputational Intelligence and Security - International Conference, CIS 2005, Proceedings
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2005
EventInternational Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security, CIS 2005 - Xi'an, China
Duration: 15 Dec 200519 Dec 2005

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume3801 LNAI
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


ConferenceInternational Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security, CIS 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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