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An Architecture for Distributed Data Management in Computer Integrated Manufacturing



Edward J. Barkmeyer Jr., Mary Mitchell, K Mikkilineni, Stanley Su, H Lam


Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) includes activities for supporting, planning, and controlling the manufacture of products. Our definition of a CIM system is one that is capable of supporting the total manufacturing effectiveness and resource utilization that enables an enterprise to compete economically.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 3312
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computer integrated manufacturing, CIM, manufacturing


Barkmeyer Jr., E. , Mitchell, M. , Mikkilineni, K. , Su, S. and Lam, H. (1986), An Architecture for Distributed Data Management in Computer Integrated Manufacturing, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed June 16, 2024)


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Created December 31, 1985, Updated October 12, 2021