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A National Testbed for Process Planning Research



Steven R. Ray, Allison Barnard


The National Institute of Standards and Technology is in the process of establishing a testbed which will serve the research and information needs of the process planning community. This testbed is building up four primary services designed to facilitate process planning research: information services, workshops, a testing and integration laboratory, and a collaborative research program. Each of these services is described, along with their motivation and expected impact.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5169
Report Number


information services, integration, manufacturing, Process Planning
Created January 1, 1993, Updated November 10, 2018