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Requirements for Modeling Manufacturing Process: A New Perspective



Craig I. Schlenoff, Amy Knutilla, Steven R. Ray


A wide range of applications deal with the manipulation and expression of collections of activities. Each of these applications serves a specific audience and need, and focuses on particular aspects of a process. Nevertheless, much could be gained by sharing information among applications. One of the primary obstacles to such integration is the lack of any common representation of what is really the common underlying concept of process. The objective of the work described here is an investigation of the feasibility of a unifying specification of process that is applicable to all of the above applications, yet powerful and robust enough to meet each set of requirements. This document represents the results of the first phase of the work -- that of researching the process representational requirements or design/manufacturing process life-cycle applications.

Proceedings Title
Proceedings of Design Engineering Conferences
Conference Location
Sacremento, CA, USA


manufacturing, process planning, Process Specification Language, PSL, requirements, systems integration


Schlenoff, C. , Knutilla, A. and Ray, S. (1997), Requirements for Modeling Manufacturing Process: A New Perspective, Proceedings of Design Engineering Conferences, Sacremento, CA, USA (Accessed July 21, 2024)


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Created August 31, 1997, Updated October 12, 2021