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Implicit Hierarchical Meta-Modeling in Search of Flexible Inter-Operability for Manufacturing and Business Systems [chapter]

Ricardo Jardim-Gonçalves, Adolfo Steiger-Garção
2002 Knowledge and Technology Integration in Production and Services  
There are numerous proposals worldwide to represent data models and services for the main business and manufacturing activities.  ...  These models are built on top of existent components, supported by a hierarchical architecture developed at a model's meta-level and offering several degrees of flexibility.  ...  Internal architecture of a platform for inter-modeling Figure 4 - 4 Hierarchical meta-modeling in multi layer architecture © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002 V. Mařík et al.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35613-6_4 fatcat:4tuwfpvsjzezxhnueq2ryvksbi

Managing Processes and Knowledge in Inter-Organisational Environments [chapter]

David Chen, Frank Lillehagen, Niek du Preez, Raul Poler Escoto, Martin Zelm
2003 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
However, the differences in understanding of what a KM system is range from enterprise-wide database and information systems to generalised knowledge-based systems, via enterprise modelling and integration  ...  Nevertheless the relationship between enterprise modelling and KM needs to be better clarified (for example through a mapping between business process and  ...  In addition, the teams can modify and adapt their modelling templates in the meta model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35621-1_7 fatcat:fqeigy3jrbbmfitauf2fbo4bcy

Simplexity: A Hybrid Framework for Managing System Complexity [chapter]

Michael Reiss
2020 Harnessing Knowledge, Innovation and Competence in Engineering of Mission Critical Systems  
complexity, i.e., investing in high availability, business continuity, slack, optimal coupling, characteristics of high reliability organizations, and agile systems.  ...  In order to provide a sound base for coping with the meta-complexity of both complexity and its management, this architecture comprises interconnected components, domains, and dimensions as building blocks  ...  , for instance, iterative downsizingupsizing in search of the right size of a business unit or resource management that develops from insourcing via outsourcing to backsourcing.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.90030 fatcat:on3rk2feajdnxabosfjl2jgq5q

The Intelligent Manufacturing Paradigm in Knowledge Society [chapter]

Ioan Dumitrache, Simona Iuliana
2010 Knowledge Management  
Management of distributed, cooperative systems (multi-agent systems in hierarchical and heterarchical architecture, models for describing production networks, behaviour networks analysis and negotiation  ...  -Operation flexibility -The ability to produce a product in different ways -Process flexibility -The set of parts that the system can produce.  ...  The Intelligent Manufacturing Paradigm in Knowledge Society, Knowledge Management, Pasi Virtanen and Nina Helander (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-7619-94-7, InTech, Available from:  ... 
doi:10.5772/9533 fatcat:unzykc4xp5dpvba4rhr2wevltq

Towards the development of the framework for inter sensing enterprise architecture

Alix Vargas, Llanos Cuenca, Andrés Boza, Ioan Sacala, Mihnea Moisescu
2014 Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing  
to ensure the alignment of individual plans in the search for achieving a goal of a joint plan.  ...  This FISEA provides a clear picture about the elements and views that make up collaborative network (CN) and their inter-relationships, based on the support of the Internet for its operation.  ...  the concept of Inter Enterprise Architecture and presenting a first scheme of FISEA and its meta-model, which constitute the base for next steps in current research.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10845-014-0901-z fatcat:uedmeeiekjhplftstuchpmaaoq

Scalability in manufacturing systems design and operation: State-of-the-art and future developments roadmap

G. Putnik, A. Sluga, H. ElMaraghy, R. Teti, Y. Koren, T. Tolio, B. Hon
2013 CIRP annals  
A B S T R A C T The paper covers the main design, management and operational aspects of scalability in manufacturing systems (MS).  ...  The paper presents an introduction to scalability, state-of-the art in manufacturing and computer science, and related applications including manufacturing and education and a roadmap for future research  ...  Acknowledgments This work is partially supported by The Foundation for Science and Technology -FCT, under the scope of the Project PTDC/EME-GIN/102143/2008, and EUREKA Program, by the Project E!  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cirp.2013.05.002 fatcat:wy5udnbjnbfere557a6az5p2hi

Knowledge management tutorial: an editorial overview

A. Satyadas, U. Harigopal, N.P. Cassaigne
2001 IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part C (Applications and Reviews)  
, and how this capability is being leveraged in forward looking organizations.  ...  We present a tutorial on knowledge management (KM) and a roadmap of this special issue around the knowledge life cycle.  ...  Singh for motivating them to co-edit this special issue on knowledge management.  ... 
doi:10.1109/5326.983926 fatcat:4bycs2qg4jekbpqgo6nk5lz7nu

Interoperability in Collaborative Networks: Independent and industry-specific initiatives – The case of the footwear industry

Claudia-Melania Chituc, César Toscano, Americo Azevedo
2008 Computers in industry (Print)  
The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their valuable suggestions, which have enhanced the quality of the article.  ...  Acknowledgements The first author acknowledges FCT for PhD grant BD/SFRH/ 19751/2004.  ...  ., CN1 in Fig. 1 ), and its former member organizations search for new business opportunities.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2007.12.012 fatcat:pqm2jpgt3vfbjg2t3yxbldojgi

Integrated Cellular Manufacturing System Design and Layout Using Group Genetic Algorithms [chapter]

Michael Mutingi, Godfrey C.
2012 Manufacturing System  
Tabu Search is a meta-heuristic local search algorithm created in Glover and McMillan (1986) for solving combinatorial optimization problems.  ...  Introduction Cellular Manufacturing System (CMS), an application of group technology philosophy, is a recent technological innovation that can be used to improve both productivity and flexibility in modern  ... 
doi:10.5772/47994 fatcat:tntsyl3upffppixfbaocu5s3pa

Information resources management in heterogeneous, distributed environments: A metadatabase approach

C. Hsu, M. Bouziane, L. Rattner, L. Yee
1991 IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering  
Accordingly, their contents comprise metadata that model functional (sub-)systems and metadata that formulate systems interactions.  ...  Their envisaged purposes include (1) applications development in a CASE (Computer-Aided Software Engineering) environment, (2) enterprise information resources management (as a passive kernel for information  ...  Although the majority of associations of data in implemented systems can be considered to be binary relationships, data modeling capabilities for advanced and future systems require them to be more flexible  ... 
doi:10.1109/32.87285 fatcat:7kxuvwxhgnfljl6myzb5r6u6km

Towards Response Time Guarantees for e-Service Middleware

Achim Kraiss, Frank Schön, Gerhard Weikum, Uwe Deppisch
2001 IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin  
Its scope includes the design, implementation, modelling, theory and application of database systems and their technology.  ...  Membership in the TC on Data Engineering is open to all current members of the IEEE Computer Society who are interested in database systems.  ...  All current and former members of the CrossFlow project team are acknowledged for their contributions to the project.  ... 
dblp:journals/debu/KraissSWD01 fatcat:62tlkxlnjbau7mj6yguflu3gfi

Dynamic mutual adjustment search for supply chain operations planning co-ordination

Atour Taghipour, Jean-Marc Frayret
2013 International Journal of Production Research  
, coordination, incentive mechanism, operations planning, mathematical programming, mutual adjustment search, and operation research. ix  ...  Finally, in order to develop an approach capable of supporting the dynamic coordination of operations planning in a rolling horizon context, this thesis first proposes a negotiation strategy for the supplier  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to first express my deepest appreciation to my research director, Professor Jean-Marc FRAYRET, for his guidance, great support and patience.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207543.2012.737952 fatcat:sw5ehoxffzbi7kp4r3zpf3aqpy

A Primer on the Factories of the Future

Noble Anumbe, Clint Saidy, Ramy Harik
2022 Sensors  
The Factory of the Future constitutes a creative convergence of multiple technologies, techniques, and capabilities that represent a significant change in current production capabilities, models, and practices  ...  Due to a lack of consensus on general nomenclature, the term Factory of the Future (or Future Factory) has been used in this paper as a collective euphemism for these paradigms.  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the South  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22155834 pmid:35957390 pmcid:PMC9370931 fatcat:4gbvuy2yorddfp4j35okzvmlye

Installed water resource modelling systems for catchment management agencies

MC Dent
2001 Water S.A  
Recurrent themes in this paper will be the business, technical and human resource issues pertaining to the use of installed modelling systems in the social process of water allocation. 335 Available on  ...  Such systems are likely to be installed for operational use in ongoing learning, research, strategic planning and consensus-building amongst stakeholders in the catchment management agencies (CMAs).  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the Water Research Commission, my colleagues in the water research and management fields in Southern Africa and especially those in the Computing Centre for Water  ... 
doi:10.4314/wsa.v27i3.4976 fatcat:md5vqnxoozgtbk63i33osydxbm

Business process modeling languages

Hafedh Mili, Guy Tremblay, Guitta Bou Jaoude, Éric Lefebvre, Lamia Elabed, Ghizlane El Boussaidi
2010 ACM Computing Surveys  
Requirements capture is arguably the most important step of software engineering and yet the most difficult and the least  ...  This modeling is done in terms of: i) the business processes supported (in part) by the system, ii) the steps in those processes and their inter-relationships, iii) the business rules that apply to those  ...  An operations manager controls the work of various assembly lines. In a hierarchical system, the work of an aggregate is defined as the aggregation of the work of its components.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1824795.1824799 fatcat:wjaaltekrffnbhd3wloafppxde
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