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Artificial-Intelligence-Driven Customized Manufacturing Factory: Key Technologies, Applications, and Challenges

Jiafu Wan, Xiaomin Li, Hong-Ning Dai, Andrew Kusiak, Miguel Martinez-Garcia, Di Li
2020 Proceedings of the IEEE  
For that, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is enabling higher value-added manufacturing by accelerating the integration of manufacturing and information communication technologies, including computing, communication  ...  This paper focuses on the implementation of AI in customized manufacturing (CM). The architecture of an AI-driven customized smart factory is presented.  ...  CUSTOMIZED MANUFACTURING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE This section first summarizes the characteristics of customized manufacturing in Section II-A and then discusses the opportunities brought by AI-driven  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2020.3034808 fatcat:bpljlzguqjhypedblczhmch2uq

6G Massive Radio Access Networks: Key Applications, Requirements and Challenges

Ying Loong Lee, Donghong Qin, Li-Chun Wang, Gek Hong Sim
2020 IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology  
To this end, this paper first presents the key driving applications for 6G, including smart cities and factories, unmanned aerial vehicles, and multi-dimensional sensing services, which necessitate the  ...  Driven by the emerging use cases in massive access future networks, technological advancements and evolutions are needed for wireless communications beyond the fifth-generation (5G) networks.  ...  Besides that, technical challenges for the implementation of these key technologies are also highlighted. 4) Potential artificial intelligence (AI) applications on 6G massive RANs for tackling the technical  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojvt.2020.3044569 fatcat:gweyrbufhze6pcicremz5sfnoe

A Roadmap Towards the Smart Factory

Amr T. Sufian, Badr M. Abdullah, Muhammad Ateeq, Roderick Wah, David Clements
2019 2019 12th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE)  
Industry 4.0 is the transformation of industrial manufacturing through digitisation and the use of different emerging technological advancement, when coupled together forms the smart factory.  ...  A six-gear roadmap concept is proposed and discussed together with different challenges and practical ways of overcoming them.  ...  Gear 5: Artficial Intellegence (AI) Artificial Intelligence (AI) from an industrial point of view means algorithm-based and data-driven computer-based systems that enhance machines and people with digital  ... 
doi:10.1109/dese.2019.00182 dblp:conf/dese/SufianAAWC19 fatcat:2mj6vzkx7vfvpm6izxhvgtrgyy

The Italian Flagship Project: Factories of the Future [chapter]

Walter Terkaj, Tullio Tolio
2019 Factories of the Future  
Based on the elaboration of current context and research initiatives, the Italian Flagship Project Factories of the Future defined five research priorities for the future of the manufacturing industry.  ...  This chapter deals with the central role of manufacturing in developed and developing countries, assessing how relevant it is from economic and social perspectives.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been partially funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) under the Flagship Project "Factories of the Future-Italy" (Progetto Bandiera  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-94358-9_1 fatcat:wrvfbx7hcrhdtgtnleuhk462pm

Six-Gear Roadmap Towards the Smart Factory

Amr T. Sufian, Badr M. Abdullah, Muhammad Ateeq, Roderick Wah, David Clements
2021 Applied Sciences  
In each stage, key enabling technologies and strategies are introduced, the common challenges, implementation tips and case studies of industrial applications are discussed to potentially assist in a successful  ...  and ideas of Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing technologies, techniques and applications in the manufacturing industry.  ...  ( IIoT-C: IIoT Connectivity; DA: Data Analytics; AI: Artificial Intelligence; MOM: Manufacturing Operation Management application, MES: Manufacturing Execution System application; CB: Cloud Based only  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11083568 fatcat:5j4jt6kr5zfoxcl3eaumroreru

The Future of Factories: Different Trends

Giulio Salierno, Letizia Leonardi, Giacomo Cabri
2021 Applied Sciences  
of technologies and their applications for the factory's digitalization.  ...  Market globalization, product mass customization, and more complex products need to reflect on changing the actual design methods and developing business processes and methodologies that have to be data-driven  ...  Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable. Data Availability Statement: Data sharing not applicable. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11219980 fatcat:wupusx3cg5cfje45cnpixmejuq

Remote Management of Autonomous Factory [chapter]

Yen Kheng Tan, Felix George
2021 Smart Manufacturing - When Artificial Intelligence Meets the Internet of Things  
The chapter is going to focus mainly on the factory production of digital manufacturing and on describing the 3-Cs implementation plan, the enabling technology, and the achievable outcome ahead.  ...  This missing communication among the process equipment like machineries and field control systems like PLCs at the production shop floors implies that customization at the product layer for the consumer  ...  The transformation will involve a set of digital technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT), robotic and artificial intelligence (AI), into the implementation/upgrade for the factory modernization  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.93527 fatcat:aeu4ebuslveclf5dihq7brgrli

Key Research Priorities for Factories of the Future—Part I: Missions [chapter]

Tullio Tolio, Giacomo Copani, Walter Terkaj
2019 Factories of the Future  
Based on the results of the Italian Flagship Project Factories of the Future, this chapter proposes seven missions while identifying the societal impact, the technological and industrial challenges, and  ...  Missions are challenging from a scientific and technological point of view and, at the same time, are addressing problems and providing results that are understandable by common people.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been partially funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) under the Flagship Project "Factories of the Future-Italy" (Progetto Bandiera  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-94358-9_20 fatcat:mcijxllwknguropolfrhis6rkq

Predictive Maintenance and Intelligent Sensors in Smart Factory: Review

Martin Pech, Jaroslav Vrchota, Jiří Bednář
2021 Sensors  
The paper aims to review the current literature concerning predictive maintenance and intelligent sensors in smart factories.  ...  The paper's main contribution is the summary and overview of current trends in intelligent sensors used for predictive maintenance in smart factories.  ...  Maintenance in smart factories relies on Industry 4.0 technologies, digitisation, data-driven manufacturing, agent-based systems, and digital twins.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21041470 pmid:33672479 fatcat:dsxom66i2ne3han22y7f5z6p5y

6G Mobile Communications for Multi-Robot Smart Factory

Zhenyi Chen, Kwang-Cheng Chen, Chen Dong, Zixiang Nie
2021 Journal of ICT Standardization  
Private or special-purpose wireless networks present a new technological trend for future mobile communications, while one attractive application scenario is the wireless communication in a smart factory  ...  In addition to wireless technologies, this paper pays special attention to treat a smart factory as the integration of collaborative multi-robot systems for production robots and transportation robots.  ...  Collaborative Multi-robot Systems The artificial intelligence (AI) integrate with robotics has been a new technology paradigm for the smart factory [4, 68] .  ... 
doi:10.13052/jicts2245-800x.934 fatcat:tlmp3sxvsfgdjebu7zzkng6ixy

Technology Resilience and the S.T.O.R.M. Factory

Marco Pironti, Paola Pisano, Armando Papa
2018 Symphonya Emerging Issues in Management  
smart factory paradigm.  ...  The constant search for a dual perspective (short-to medium/long term) and a twofold equilibrium (micro and macro vs. internal and external) is creating new challenges for sustainable business models.  ...  In doing so, we want to examine different sources of knowledge (i.e. ingredients) and the key outputs related to technological transformation of the factory.  ... 
doi:10.4468/2018.2.09pironti.pisano.papa fatcat:vj6jssgmjvgh5ixkrneuh3y4nq

Digitalisation, automation and upgrading in global value chains - factory economy actors versus lead companies

Andrea Szalavetz
2019 Post-Communist Economies  
This article investigates the differences in the application and impact of digital technologies between manufacturing subsidiaries and lead companies, the principal orchestrators of global automotive value  ...  and manufacturing subsidiaries in terms of value generation.  ...  The integration of digital technologies, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, big data analytics and virtualisation technologies in manufacturing  ... 
doi:10.1080/14631377.2019.1578584 fatcat:6evurhgeinbmbbgd3jkod2c6re

Advances in Sensor Technologies in the Era of Smart Factory and Industry 4.0

Tahera Kalsoom, Naeem Ramzan, Shehzad Ahmed, Masood Ur-Rehman
2020 Sensors  
The evolution of intelligent manufacturing has had a profound and lasting effect on the future of global manufacturing.  ...  Advanced low-cost sensor technologies are essential for gathering data and utilizing it for effective performance by manufacturing companies and supply chains.  ...  Key Sensing Technologies in a Smart Factory Smart factories are comprised of intelligent machines, devices, and control equipment that monitor vital parameters of the manufacturing processes [5] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20236783 pmid:33261021 fatcat:m5yi3bewnzhspokzkuzst6biia

Enhancing Sustainability and Energy Efficiency in Smart Factories: A Review

Yuquan Meng, Yuhang Yang, Haseung Chung, Pil-Ho Lee, Chenhui Shao
2018 Sustainability  
Key problems in both fields are then identified and discussed. Specially, different technologies emerging in the 4th industrial revolution and their dedications on sustainability are discussed.  ...  intelligence.  ...  The emerging manufacturing paradigm is often referred as "smart manufacturing", which combines artificial intelligence, communication technology, and then applies them to production and business so that  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10124779 fatcat:umeffqd46nbjtaoco4ageawv54

The Smart Factory and Its Risks

Frank Herrmann
2018 Systems  
In this paper, the risks of a Smart Factory are to be examined and structured in order to be able to evaluate the status of the Smart Factory.  ...  The results show that the greatest need for action lies in the technological field.  ...  Due to the fact that Industry 4.0 is a highly technologically driven topic, the technological risks are examined more closely.  ... 
doi:10.3390/systems6040038 fatcat:xx3br2gbeffftoy3vl4yyf33g4
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