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Data Map Workshop for Manufacturing Data



Steven R. Ray, M. K. Senehi


Due to the initiation of new work, items by ISO TC184/SC4/WG8 (Manufacturing Management Data), attention in the PDES/STEP community has returned to the scope of the modelling which is taking place within the projects under ISO TC184/SC4 (Industrial Data and Global Manufacturing Programming Languages). It is important that the scope of the modeling being performed under these projects be clearly defined.

As an initial step in promoting the clarification of the scope of each project, it seemed appropriate that a data map of the information required for manufacturing be defined. This data map would offer a high-level perspective on the information needs of the various projects, and would be useful in delineating the most relevant areas for each project. The Data Map Workshop was held at NIST on March 19-20, 1992, to provide a forum for interested U.S. parties to come to a consensus regarding the contents of such a data map. The goal of the Data Map Workshop was to construct such a data map and formalize any conclusions reached during the construction of the data map.

NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5160
Report Number


automated manufacturing, data maps, data models, manufacturing data, manufacturing management data, manufacturing standards


Ray, S. and Senehi, M. (1992), Data Map Workshop for Manufacturing Data, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 21, 2024)


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Created December 31, 1991, Updated October 12, 2021