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Publication Citation: Towards Information Networks to Support Composable Manufacturing

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Author(s): Mahesh Mani; Albert W. Jones; Jun H. Shin; Ram D. Sriram;
Title: Towards Information Networks to Support Composable Manufacturing
Published: October 15, 2008
Abstract: Rigid, supply-chain organizational structures are giving way to highly dynamic collaborative partnerships. These partnerships will develop rapidly by composing global manufacturing resources in response to open market opportunities; and, they will disband just as rapidly when those opportunities disappear. Cooperation, coordination, and distributed decision-making will be critical to the success of these dynamically composable systems. That success in turn will depend on the creation of a manufacturing information network that automates, as much as possible, the identification, formalization, encoding, and sharing of appropriate manufacturing- and business-related knowledge. In this paper we present some of the issues and requirements associated with the creation of such networks.
Proceedings: Proceedings of the PERMIS Workshop
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Dates: August 19-21, 2008
Keywords: Manufacturing information networks, interoperability, common vocabulary, standards
Research Areas: Supply Chain, Sustainable Manufacturing, Manufacturing
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