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ALPS: A Language for Process Specification

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Author(s)

Brian Catron, Steven R. Ray

Abstract

This paper describes research identifying information models to facilitate process specification and to transfer this information to process control. A conceptual schema is introduced as a means to bridge the gap between process planning requirements and production control requirements. The result is a process specification language based on directed graph notation which allows full specification of parallel activities, event synchronization, alternative processes, resource management, and task decomposition.
Citation
The Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Keywords

A Language for Process Specification (ALPS), information models, manufacturing, process specification

Citation

Catron, B. and Ray, S. (1991), ALPS: A Language for Process Specification, The Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=821062 (Accessed May 22, 2024)

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Created August 31, 1991, Updated October 12, 2021