Paolo Renna

Paolo Renna is an Assistant Professor at Department of Environmental Engineering and Physics in the Engineering Faculty of Basilicata University (Italy). He took Ph.D. degree at Polytechnic of Bari in Advanced Production Systems. His academic researches principally deal with the development of innovative negotiation and production planning in distributed environments and manufacturing scheduling in dynamic environment. Several contributions have been presented on design Multi Agent Architecture and test by discrete event simulation in Business to Business environment. Among the contributions, he is co-author of two research books about e-marketplaces and production planning in production networks. Moreover, he has developed coordination approaches in multi-plant production planning environment and innovative scheduling approaches in flexible and reconfigurable manufacturing systems.

Publications

The Business Process Management Systems to Support Continuous Improvements
Paolo Renna, Carmen Izzo, Tiziana Romaniello. © 2016. 20 pages.
In recent years, most universities are facing with the problem of quality management in higher-education systems and institutions. The Countries that have signed the Bologna...
Production and Manufacturing System Management: Coordination Approaches and Multi-Site Planning
Paolo Renna. © 2013. 377 pages.
The adoption of production networks and distributed production planning is essential to the increase of competition and market globalization of manufacturing companies as well as...
Performance Comparison of Cellular Manufacturing Configurations in Different Demand Profiles
Paolo Renna, Michele Ambrico. © 2013. 17 pages.
Cellular manufacturing systems (CMSs) are an effective response in the economic environment characterized by high variability of market. The aim of this chapter is to compare...
Capacity Sharing Issue in an Electronic Co-Opetitive Network: A Simulative Approach
Paolo Renna, Pierluigi Argoneto. © 2013. 27 pages.
In recent years, manufacturing companies have entered a new era in which all manufacturing enterprises must compete in a global economy. To stay competitive, companies must use...
Negotiation Protocol Based on Budget Approach for Adaptive Manufacturing Scheduling
Paolo Renna, Rocco Padalino. © 2013. 22 pages.
The research proposed concerns the development of a multi-agent scheduling approach able to support manufacturing systems in different dynamic conditions. The negotiation...
A Review of Research of Coordination Approaches in Distributed Production Systems
Paolo Renna. © 2013. 20 pages.
The increasing of global competition and the need for rapid response to market changes drive manufacturing enterprises to adopt new business models. This chapter examines the...
Distributed Production Planning Models in Production Networks
Paolo Renna. © 2013. 25 pages.
Production networks can be dynamically structured and involving multiple production sites with different objectives. This organizational structure is able to match agility and...
Order Release Strategies for Customer Order Scheduling Problems in Dynamic Environments
Paolo Renna. © 2013. 21 pages.
The research proposes two strategies to release the parts in a job shop environment to handle the customer order-scheduling problem. The first strategy is based on the evaluation...
E-Procurement Process: Negotiation and Auction Approaches for SMEs
Paolo Renna, Pierluigi Argoneto. © 2013. 21 pages.
E-procurement transactions in Business to Business (B2B) environment showed a constant and positive trend in the last years. The most popular methodologies to support these tools...
Learning Methodologies to Support E-Business in the Automated Negotiation Process
Paolo Renna. © 2013. 22 pages.
The automated negotiation performed by a software agent is investigated in order to improve the benefits compared to a humane face-to-face negotiation. The profitability of...
Performance Comparison of Cellular Manufacturing Configurations in Different Demand Profiles
Paolo Renna, Michele Ambrico. © 2012. 19 pages.
Cellular manufacturing systems (CMSs) are an effective response in the economic environment characterized by high variability of market. The aim of this chapter is to compare...
Negotiation Protocol Based on Budget Approach for Adaptive Manufacturing Scheduling
Paolo Renna, Rocco Padalino. © 2012. 24 pages.
The research proposed concerns the development of a multi-agent scheduling approach able to support manufacturing systems in different dynamic conditions. The negotiation...
A Multi-Agent Approach to Allocate Orders to Distribution Centres in a Highly Dynamic Environment
Paolo Renna. © 2011. 21 pages.
Nowadays, competition takes place in an environment characterized by high market shifting, rapid new technology development and introduction, global competition and customers who...
Capacity Sharing Issue in an Electronic Co-Opetitive Network: A Simulative Approach
Paolo Renna, Pierluigi Argoneto. © 2011. 28 pages.
In recent years, manufacturing companies have entered a new era in which all manufacturing enterprises must compete in a global economy. To stay competitive, companies must use...
Coalitional Added Services in a Linear Neutral e-Marketplace: An Approach Based on the Shapley Value
Paolo Renna, Pierluigi Argoneto. © 2011. 18 pages.
The increase of transactions by electronic commerce (e-commerce) in Business to Business applications has a constant trend during last years. Many research reports have focused...
Investing in Excess Capacity: Combining Real Options and Fuzzy Approaches in a Co-Opetitive Network
Pierluigi Argoneto, Paolo Renna. © 2011. 22 pages.
The cooperation among firms allows them to focus on their core products, improving efficiency and competiveness. The emerging paradigm of co-opetition, considering at the same...
E-Procurement Process: Negotiation and Auction Approaches for SMEs
Paolo Renna, Pierluigi Argoneto. © 2011. 23 pages.
E-procurement transactions in Business to Business (B2B) environment showed a constant and positive trend in the last years. The most popular methodologies to support these tools...
Dynamic Co-opetitive Network Organization Supported by Multi Agent Architecture
Paolo Renna. © 2011. 19 pages.
The emergence of institutional or informal networks, formed by cluster groups appears to be a major new feature of the contemporary industrial economy. The focus of this chapter...
A Performance Comparison between Efficiency and Pheromone Approaches in Dynamic Manufacturing Scheduling
Paolo Renna. © 2010. 26 pages.
This chapter proposes an innovative coordination mechanism in manufacturing systems by pheromone approach in a multi-agent architecture environment. A pheromone-based...