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Monitoring and Controlling Operations



Albert T. Jones, Evan K. Wallace, Yuehwern Yih


This work is a chapter in a forthcoming Handbook of Industrial Engineering. The chapter contains five sections. In addition to a short introduction and a shorter summary, this paper has three technical sections. The first section talks about control architectures. The material is excerpted, with some minor editing, from the following previously published works: --Annex D and Section 5.1 of ANSI/ISA-S95.00.01-2000, Enterprise-Control System Integration Part 1: Models and Terminology. --Hawker, CIM Framework Architecture and Application Models, Information Infrastructure Systems for Manufacturing, Kluwer Academic Press, pp 201-215. The second section, which talks about AI-based scheduling techniques, is excerpted, with minor editing, from Jones and Rabelo, Job Shop Scheduling, published in Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Electrical Engineering Encyclopedia. The third section, which talks about manufacturing execution systems, is excerpted, with minor editing, from Wallace, E., et al., NIST Response to MES Request for Information, Internal Report 6397, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD. The first reference is from a document published by ISA SP95, international tandards committee. The second is from IFIP TC 5 WG3.7 international working conference.
The Handbook of Industrial Engineering


Al-based scheduling, controlling operations, industrial engineering, manufacturing, manufacturing execution systems, monitoring and controlling operations, operations


Jones, A. , Wallace, E. and Yih, Y. (2000), Monitoring and Controlling Operations, The Handbook of Industrial Engineering, [online], (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created June 30, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021