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11. Carbon Weight Analysis for Machining Operation and Allocation for Redesign
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7560
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 12/16/2009
Authors: Gaurav Ameta, Mahesh Mani, Sudarsan Rachuri, Kevin W Lyons, Shaw C Feng, Ram D Sriram
Abstract: The objective of this research is to explore and develop a new methodology for computing carbon weight (CW) - often referred to as carbon footprint, in manufacturing processes from the part level to assembly level. In this initial study we focused on ...

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 ...

13. Dynamic Metrology Performance Measurement of a Six Degree-Of-Freedom Tracking System used in Smart Manufacturing
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 12/31/2015
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Joseph A Falco, Milli Shah, 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 ...

14. Dynamic Properties for Modeling and Simulation of Machining: An Update of Results from the NIST Pulse-Heated Kolsky Bar
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 5/7/2009
Authors: Timothy J Burns, Steven P Mates, Richard L. Rhorer, Eric Paul Whitenton, Debasis Basak
Abstract: The NIST Pulse-Heated Kolsky Bar Laboratory has been developed for the measure-ment of dynamic properties of metals, primarily for application to the study of high-speed machining processes. Because the work material in these processes can be subject ...

15. Inferring Intention Through State Representations in Cooperative Human-Robot Environments
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 6/7/2013
Authors: Craig I Schlenoff, Anthony Pietromartire, Zeid Kootbally, Stephen B. Balakirsky, Thomas Rollin Kramer, Sebti Foufou
Abstract: In this paper, we describe a novel approach for inferring intention during cooperative human-robot activities through the representation and ordering of state information. State relationships are represented by a combination of spatial relationships ...

16. Intelligence Level Performance Standards Research for Autonomous Vehicles
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 10/2/2015
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Tsai Hong Hong, Elena R Messina
Abstract: U.S. and European safety standards have evolved to protect workers near Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV's). However, only recently performance standards have begun development for AGV's and mobile robots. Lessons can be learned for developing such a ...

17. Lessons Learned in Evaluating DARPA Advanced Military Technologies
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 10/15/2010
Authors: Craig I Schlenoff, Brian A Weiss, Michelle Potts Steves
Abstract: For the past six years, personnel from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have served as the Independent Evaluation Team (IET) for two major DARPA programs. DARPA ASSIST (Advanced Soldier Sensor Information System and Technolog ...

18. 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 ...

19. Multi-Relationship Evaluation Design: Formalizing Evaluation Design Input and Output Blueprint Elements for Testing Developing Intelligent Systems
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 10/5/2011
Authors: Brian A Weiss, Linda C. Schmidt
Abstract: Intelligent technologies within the military, law enforcement, and homeland security fields are continuously evolving. Testing these technologies is crucial to (1) inform the technology developers of specific aspects for enhancement, (2) request end- ...

20. Multi-Relationship Evaluation Design: Formalizing Test Plan Input and Output Elements for Evaluating Developing Intelligent Systems
Topic: Process Improvement
Published: 8/31/2011
Authors: Brian A Weiss, Linda C. Schmidt
Abstract: Advanced and intelligent systems within the manufacturing, military, homeland security, and automotive fields are constantly under development or improvement. Testing the performance of these technologies is critical to (1) update the system designer ...

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