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holon

(ˈhəʊlən)
n
(Commerce) an autonomous self-reliant unit, esp in manufacturing
[C20: from holo- + -on]
hoˈlonic adj
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An agent-based intelligent control platform for industrial holonic manufacturing systems, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 53(1):322-337.
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As such, this theory argues that what the first and second 'Grand Theories' label and contrast as subjectivity and intersubjectivity are, more accurately holonic expressions of a wider principle, relatedness.
The overall system architecture competitor for the web-like CNP-based job allocation within the concept of holonic manufacturing systems and a new algorithm was deployed for scheduling and the assignment of tasks to resources based on the ring structure [13].
To make manufacturing systems more agile, solutions such as modular organizations, flexible-manufacturing systems, lean manufacturing, holonic manufacturing systems, and virtual corporations have been proposed and deployed.