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1. Software Tools for XML to OWL Translation
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: NIST IR 8068
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 7/7/2015
Authors: Thomas Rollin Kramer, Benjamin H. Marks, Craig I Schlenoff, Stephen B. Balakirsky, Zeid Kootbally, Anthony Pietromartire
Abstract: This paper describes a set of closely related C++ software tools for manipulating XML (eXtensible Markup Language) schemas and XML instance files and translating them into OWL (Web Ontology Language) class _les and OWL instance files. They includ ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915506

2. Performance Measurements of Motion Capture Systems used for AGV and Robot Arm Evaluation
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 6/12/2015
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Joseph A Falco, Tsai Hong Hong
Abstract: Multi-camera motion capture systems are commercially available and are typically used in the entertainment industry to track human motions for video gaming and movies. These systems are proving useful as ground truth measurement systems to assess the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918302

3. Performance Measurement of Mobile Manipulators
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 4/24/2015
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Tsai Hong Hong, Jeremy A Marvel
Abstract: This paper describes a concept for measuring the reproducible performance of mobile manipulators to be used for assembly or other similar tasks. An AGV with an onboard robot arm was programmed to repeatedly move to and stop at a novel, reconfigurabl ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918268

4. DECISION GUIDANCE METHODOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING USING PROCESS ANALYTICS FORMALISM
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 11/25/2014
Authors: Guodong Shao, Alexander Brodsky, Seungjun Shin, Duck Bong Kim
Abstract: Sustainable manufacturing has significant impact on a company‰s business performance and competitiveness in today‰s world. A growing number of manufacturing industries are initiating efforts to address sustainability issues; however, to achieve a hig ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914863

5. Safety and Performance Standard Developments for Automated Guided Vehicles
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 7/23/2014
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Tsai Hong Hong, Roger D. Eastman
Abstract: The American National Standards Institute/Industrial Truck Standards Development Foundation (ANSI/ITSDF) B56.5 Safety Standard committee for automated guided vehicles (AGVs) has been considering several changes to improve the standard. Of interest t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915310

6. BPMN Profile for Operational Requirements
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 6/2/2014
Authors: Conrad E Bock, Raphael R. Barbau, Anantha Narayanan Narayanan
Abstract: An important aspect of systems and products is how they interact with their environment, including how they are operated. Behaviors external to systems usually involve people not trained in the details of how systems are designed and built, but who ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914621

7. Processes Analytics Formalism for Decision Guidance in Sustainable Manufacturing
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 5/19/2014
Authors: Alexander Brodsky, Guodong Shao, Frank H Riddick
Abstract: This paper introduces National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)‰s Sustainable Process Analytics Formalism (SPAF) to facilitate the use of simulation and optimization technologies for decision support in sustainable manufacturing. SPAF all ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914895

8. PROCESS DESCRIPTION AND ANALYTICS FORMALISM FOR DECISION GUIDANCE IN SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7961
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 11/20/2013
Authors: Alexander Brodsky, Guodong Shao, Frank H Riddick
Abstract: This paper introduces NIST‰s Sustainable Process Analytics Formalism (SPAF) to facilitate the use of simulation and optimization technologies for decision support in sustainable manufacturing. SPAF allows formal modeling of modular, extensible, and r ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913035

9. A Literature Review of Sensor Ontologies for Manufacturing Applications
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 10/23/2013
Authors: Craig I Schlenoff, Tsai Hong Hong, Roger D. Eastman
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to review existing sensor and sensor network ontologies to understand whether they can be reused as a basis for a manufacturing perception sensor ontology, or if the existing ontologies hold lessons for the development of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914024

10. Multi-Relationship Evaluation Design: Formalization Of An Automatic Test Plan Generator
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 7/26/2013
Authors: Brian A Weiss, Linda C. Schmidt
Abstract: The number of intelligent and advanced technologies in the manufacturing, military and homeland security industries is increasing. Evaluating these technologies is a critical step in their development cycle. Test designers have put forth considerable ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913054



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