Will measuring instruments turn into agents?

Tadeusz P. Dobrowiecki, Frank Louage, Tamás C. Mészáros, Gyula Román, Béla Pataki

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The implications of agent based software engineering and Internet environment in the measurement practice are investigated. "Measurement-minded" expert agents and instrument-as-agent approaches offer numerous advantages. It would require, however, a reconsideration of certain properties of the measuring equipment and the role of the system controller.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)991-995
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1997



  • Artificial intelligence
  • Distributed estimation
  • Distributed measuring systems
  • Expert systems
  • Intelligent systems
  • Knowledge-based systems

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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