Study on Complex Adaptive Features of Enterprise Network
Based on the analysis of complex adaptive systems theory and classification of enterprise network, the article proposes that the enterprise network is a kind of CAS. Although the enterprise network has a variety of forms, they all have the basic characteristics of CAS: Aggregation, Identification, Nonlinear, Stream, Diversity, Internal model and Building blocks. The article discusses the complex adaptive features of the enterprise network which includes has active adaptive, multi-hierarchy nature, open, non-linear (butterfly effect), synergy and learning together and other characteristics, the enterprise network is made of a number of agents who are relatively autonomous and intelligent, each node enterprise in the enterprise network can be regarded as independent intelligent agents, in general the agents operate independently or semi-autonomous based on their own goal and ability of decision-making, as part of the system, these agents and their behavior have a high degree of coupling or dependency, the integrated level of system will depend on the coordination of the dependence. So the article gives the behavior model of enterprise network agents.
Liangchi Zhang, Chunliang Zhang and Zichen Chen
Y. G. Shi and J. F. Yan, "Study on Complex Adaptive Features of Enterprise Network", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 328-330, pp. 970-973, 2011