Bringing human, AI, data and robots together.
Current automated and hierarchical structured production processes can only insufficiently deal with the upcoming flexibilization. We foster the “democratization” of decision-making in production processes, hence the participation of all involved stakeholders, by introducing a decentralized AI system. Our Democratic AI-based Decision Support System (DAI-DSS) finds democratically the appropriate decision for a concrete situation during production. Each human or technical actor is represented by an agent who negotiates based on the current status provided by the digital shadow and twins. The future situation is predicted by AI algorithms for each individual actor considering the modelled knowledge base that defines each negotiation strategy. A multiple optimization algorithm finds the most appropriate solution considering the needs of all involved human and technical stakeholders.
FAIRWork brings “Human, AI, Data and Robots” together, by introducing following measures:
We want to transform the decision making of current production processes towards a cooperative decision-making, by
The production process is the central knowledge platform and starting point, when analysing which – conflicting or relevant – “decisions” need to be taken, by whom, with which information and for which goal. We support human decision makers in making decisions (a) under uncertainty, (b) strong dependencies on unknown future events, (c) affecting human and machines work balance, (d) affecting the overall success of the production process, (e) using with “best effort” the available data in (f) often a very complex and conflicting situation. The decision with influence factors is represented in the cloud of the figure below.
The assumption is that decision relevant information is currently in digital shadows and twins, or can be represented in digital shadows and twins. Our idea is to digitally describe all relevant stakeholders as digital twins, and define an agent for each digital representation that continuously negotiate with all other agents to find cooperative decisions. Each agent aims to optimize all decisions for each individual actor by simultaneously contributing to the overall optimization of the production process.