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Implementing Smart Factory of Industrie 4.0: An Outlook

Shiyong Wang, Jiafu Wan, Di Li, Chunhua Zhang
2016 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
In our view, the cloud-assisted industrial wireless network (IWN) can suitably support the smart factory by implementing IoT and services [20, 21] .  ...  By this means, the smart artifacts can communicate and negotiate with each other through the IWN to implement self-organization, and the massive data can be uploaded to and processed by the cloud that  ...  Therefore, the smart factory of Industrie 4.0 assists the self-organized systems such as MAS with the cloud and big data technologies to combine the advantages of the selforganization and central control  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/3159805 fatcat:d4377dyd55cxpnfjjaqtqemqoq

Knowledge Reasoning with Semantic Data for Real-Time Data Processing in Smart Factory

Shiyong Wang, Jiafu Wan, Di Li, Chengliang Liu
2018 Sensors  
Author Contributions: Di Li conceived the cloud-assisted and self-organized framework for the smart factory, Chengliang Liu conceived the integrated scheme of knowledge reasoning and semantic data for  ...  In this paper, we first define the smart factory as a cloud-assisted and self-organized manufacturing system in which physical entities such as machines, conveyors, and products organize production through  ...  Author Contributions: Di Li conceived the cloud-assisted and self-organized framework for the smart factory, Chengliang Liu conceived the integrated scheme of knowledge reasoning and semantic data for  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18020471 pmid:29415444 pmcid:PMC5855146 fatcat:63362faijnge7heume7zfjmuka

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  
The experimental results have demonstrated that the AI-assisted CM offers the possibility of higher production flexibility and efficiency.  ...  A new generation of smart factories is expected to support new multi-variety and small-batch customized production modes.  ...  The architecture of AI-assisted customized manufacturing includes smart devices, smart interaction, AI layer, and smart services.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2020.3034808 fatcat:bpljlzguqjhypedblczhmch2uq

Future Job Profile at Smart Factories

Andrej Jerman, Tine Bertoncel, Ivan Erenda, Anita Trnavčević
2018 Managing Global Transitions  
The Internet of things enables a continuous interaction and exchange of information in the smart factory (Ghobakhloo and Azar 2018; Yao et al. 2017) .  ...  The industrial network collects massive amounts of data from smart objects and transfers them to the cloud.  ... 
doi:10.26493/1854-6935.16.401-412 fatcat:z6hhziipn5bcrikitx6av4k4jq

The intelligent industry of the future: A survey on emerging trends, research challenges and opportunities in Industry 4.0

Davy Preuveneers, Elisabeth Ilie-Zudor, Davy Preuveneers, Elisabeth Ilie-Zudor
2017 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
Strongly rooted in the Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems-enabled manufacturing, disruptive paradigms like the Factory of the Future and Industry 4.0 envision knowledge-intensive industrial  ...  The 4th industrial revolution will be based on Cyber-Physical Systems that will monitor, analyze and automate business processes, transforming production and logistic processes into smart factory environments  ...  Acknowledgements This research is partially funded by the Research Fund KU Leuven and by the European Commission through the H2020 project EXCELL (http:// excell-project.eu/) under grant No. 691829.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-170432 fatcat:okho72mkrrbfhjc5cyzdhpbrtu

Exponential Disruptive Technologies and the Required Skills of Industry 4.0

Ocident Bongomin, Gilbert Gilibrays Ocen, Eric Oyondi Nganyi, Alex Musinguzi, Timothy Omara
2020 Journal of Engineering  
From the electronic survey, 35 disruptive technologies were quantified and 13 key technologies: Internet of Things, Big Data, 3D printing, Cloud computing, Autonomous robots, Virtual and Augmented reality  ...  Both technical and personal skills to be imparted into the human workforce for industry 4.0 were reported.  ...  Acknowledgments Authors OB and TO are grateful to the World Bank and the Inter-University Council of East Africa for the scholarships awarded to them through the Africa Center of Excellence II in Phytochemicals  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/4280156 fatcat:uz3ffrk3anflllxgt2bqq55j7u

Main Requirements of a Cyber Physical Production System Demonstrator

Radu Emanuil Petruse, Ioan Bondrea, Ioan Cristian Nicolae
2019 Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis. Technical Series  
the detailed concepts of the product and the production stations, thus preparing the choice for a concrete technical solution.  ...  and also be the basis for further collaborations.  ...  Acknowledgment This work is supported through the DiFiCIL project (contract no. 69/08.09.2016, ID P_37_771) co-founded by ERDF through the Competitiveness Operational Programme 2014-2020.  ... 
doi:10.2478/aucts-2019-0015 fatcat:u5w7rgf3u5aklfvo7tngyfcj24

Requirements of the Smart Factory System: A Survey and Perspective

Mohammed Mabkhot, Abdulrahman Al-Ahmari, Bashir Salah, Hisham Alkhalefah
2018 Machines  
With the development of Industry 4.0 and the emergence of the smart factory concept, the traditional philosophy of manufacturing systems will change.  ...  An increasing amount of research in both academia and industry is dedicated to transitioning the concept of the smart factory from theory to practice.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank © 2016 IFAC and Gorecky et al. 2016 [45] for the permission granted to reproduce Figure 2 .  ... 
doi:10.3390/machines6020023 fatcat:q2rhpnqmdzcp3lq3oa43y24224

Leveraging the Capabilities of Industry 4.0 for Improving Energy Efficiency in Smart Factories

Nader Mohamed, Jameela Al-Jaroodi, Sanja Lazarova-Molnar
2019 IEEE Access  
Introducing and utilizing smart techniques for the applications pertinent to manufacturing processes within the Industry 4.0 domain can offer many benefits for reducing energy consumption in smart factories  ...  The introduction of the concept of Industrial Internet in USA and Industry 4.0 in Europe offers many opportunities to reduce energy consumption in these factories.  ...  This paper investigates and discusses the opportunities and benefits of leveraging the capabilities of Industry 4.0 for improving energy efficiency and cost in smart factories.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2897045 fatcat:pu4rkuqlzbh7pgivlmx6qj443u

Softbots Supporting the Operator 4.0 at Smart Factory Environments [chapter]

Ricardo J. Rabelo, David Romero, Saulo Popov Zambiasi
2018 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
This paper investigates how software robots, also known as softbots, can support the Operator 4.0 in smart factory environments, helping in the interfacing between smart machines and computer information  ...  The work uses a reference framework called ARISA, which allows the derivation of softbots for given domains.  ...  product failures and waste; (b) Robot-assisted production and (c) Self-driving logistics vehicles, where 'softbots' can oversee all the industrial entities operations (viz. smart machine tools, robots  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-99707-0_57 fatcat:vvxwr6rxwbacvjq6ctysbb5hxu

The challenges, approaches, and used techniques of CPS for manufacturing in Industry 4.0: a literature review

Baudouin Dafflon, Nejib Moalla, Yacine Ouzrout
2021 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
Then, we reviewed different studies through a number of synthesized matrices to narrate the challenges, approaches, and used techniques as the key-enablers of the CPS for manufacturing in Industry 4.0.  ...  Although the key technologies of Industry 4.0 are the CPS, Internet of Things (IoT), and Internet of Services (IoS), the human component (HC), cyber component (CC), physical component (PC), and their HC-CC  ...  The first draft of the manuscript was written by the three authors and all authors commented on previous versions of the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-020-06572-4 fatcat:2qo42mk4mjhcricvb6bpy7jizi

Design and management of digital manufacturing and assembly systems in the Industry 4.0 era

Yuval Cohen, Maurizio Faccio, Francesco Pilati, Xifan Yao
2019 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
This paper first addresses the state-of-the-art readiness for Industry 4.0 concerning assembly and manufacturing systems through a literature review of the relevant papers recently published.  ...  The advances in Industry 4.0 provide both challenges and opportunities for digital manufacturing and assembly systems.  ...  He provided significant technical and administrative support during the editing and review process, and helped in assessing the quality and contributions of the manuscripts that were submitted for possible  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-019-04595-0 fatcat:3tzxjbhhgne4dlic25n6gl3e5q

Industry 4.0 Disruption and Its Neologisms in Major Industrial Sectors: A State of the Art

Ocident Bongomin, Aregawi Yemane, Brendah Kembabazi, Clement Malanda, Mwewa Chikonkolo Mwape, Nonsikelelo Sheron Mpofu, Dan Tigalana
2020 Journal of Engineering  
The convergence of 12 disruptive technologies including 3D printing, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, big data, blockchain, cloud computing, drones, Internet of Things, nanotechnology, robotics  ...  The study divulged the need for extensive research to expand the application areas of the disruptive technologies in the industrial sectors.  ...  Acknowledgments Authors OB, CM, MCM, NSM, and DT are grateful to the World Bank and the Inter-University Council of East Africa (IUCEA) for the scholarships awarded to them through the Africa Centre of  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/8090521 fatcat:p4cxzszqkregdbjey7zelytzea

Life Cycle Engineering 4.0: A Proposal to Conceive Manufacturing Systems for Industry 4.0 Centred on the Human Factor (DfHFinI4.0)

Susana Suarez-Fernandez de Miranda, Francisco Aguayo-González, Jorge Salguero-Gómez, María Jesús Ávila-Gutiérrez
2020 Applied Sciences  
This situation gives rise to the interest in developing a framework for the conception of SCMS that allows the integration of the human factor, management, training, and development of the competencies  ...  The present paper is focused on answering how to conceive the adaptive manufacturing systems of Industry 4.0 through the operation, growth, and development of human talent in VUCA contexts.  ...  Several models and definitions, such as reconfigurable manufacturing systems, smart factories, and ubiquitous factories, are associated with Industry 4.0 [46] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10134442 fatcat:psfosw2mkbby3pm466iznceo7m

Smart Logistics – Conceptualization and Empirical Evidence

Manuel Woschank, Helmut Zsifkovits
2021 Chiang Mai University Journal of Natural Sciences  
Moreover, the paper presents recent developments in the area of Smart Logistics based on both primary and secondary data analyses and recommends further directions for future research efforts.  ...  Therefore, this paper conceptualises Smart Logistics as an important element within the context of Industry 4.0 approaches.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This article is an updated and completely revised version of the conceptual paper by Zsifkovits and Woschank (2019) .  ... 
doi:10.12982/cmujns.2021.030 fatcat:ahpjgvokvrhtzj4kmlryt25nia
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