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Integration Strategies for the Reactive Scheduling System



David W. Thomas


Shop Floor operations can be optimized by scheduling applications that not only create an initial schedule but also allow feedback from data collection systems to enable re-scheduling. Interfaces required to integrate the various commercial applications within such a reactive system are being developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This report describes how standards-based, distributed object technology has been used to implement some of those interfaces.

NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6171
Report Number


Corba, Intergration, scheduling, simulation


Thomas, D. (1998), Integration Strategies for the Reactive Scheduling System, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 22, 2024)


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Created March 1, 1998, Updated November 10, 2018