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Modeling Information for Manufacturing-Oriented Supply-Chain Simulation

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Author(s)

Guixiu Qiao, Frank H. Riddick

Abstract

This paper discusses a new approach that facilitates the use of simulation in supply chain applications, especially for manufacturing-related activities. A neutral information representation methodology, which is based on the eXtensible Markup Language (XML), referred to as the Manufacturing Information Model for Simulation (MIMS), is being developed at NIST to address the needs of information integration and exchange along supply chain applications. This information model can be applied to create a datadriven simulation that supports supply chain optimization. An example of a manufacturing-oriented supply-chain simulation is also discussed.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference

Keywords

manufacturing, methodology, modeling, simulation, supply chain, XML

Citation

Qiao, G. and Riddick, F. (2004), Modeling Information for Manufacturing-Oriented Supply-Chain Simulation, Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=822182 (Accessed May 21, 2024)

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Created August 1, 2004, Updated February 17, 2017