Middleware platform for customizable vehicle reconfiguration

P.C. Lim, Y.C. Wang, N. Kulathuramaiyer
2007 2007 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management  
Although the automotive industry is relatively efficient in managing the production line, mass customization remains a major challenge. The difficulty lies in the establishment of channels to support customer feedback and interaction in directing the planning and design new products. There is thus a big gap between user requirements and product features. We explore the development of a platform for bridging this "semantic gap" between user needs and the decision-making process new product
more » ... s new product planners and designers. This paper presents the framework for this platform, which will then serve as a support for a mass customization system.
doi:10.1109/ieem.2007.4419404 fatcat:3ijgdwdxbfcj5hslegjefryp7i