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Standard Connections for IIoT Empowered Smart Manufacturing

September 12, 2020
Yan Lu, Paul W. Witherell, Albert W. Jones
The use of Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT) and related technology promises to transform manufacturing to the fourth Industry revolution era essentialized by "ubiquitous connectivity." IIoT allows new and unprecedented interactions amongst hardware

ARES: Automated Risk Estimation in Smart Sensor Environments

August 17, 2020
Athanasios Dimitriadis, Jose L. Flores, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Nenad Ivezic, Ioannis Mavridis
Industry 4.0 adoption demands integrability, interoperability, composability, and security. Currently, integrability, interoperability and composability are addressed by next-generation approaches for enterprise systems integration such as model-based

A Document-based View of the Risk Management Framework

August 3, 2020
Joshua Lubell
Cybersecurity professionals know the Risk Management Framework as a rigorous yet flexible process for managing security risk. But the RMF lacks a document focus, even though much of the process requires authoring, reviewing, revising, and accessing plans

Connecting, Deploying, and Using the Smart Manufacturing Systems Test Bed

July 16, 2020
Moneer M. Helu, Thomas D. Hedberg Jr.
This report describes how different smart manufacturing standards and technologies, such as MTConnect, were integrated in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Smart Manufacturing Systems (SMS) Test Bed to support the collection

Recommendations for Collecting, Curating, and Re-Using Manufacturing Data

July 16, 2020
Moneer M. Helu, Thomas D. Hedberg Jr.
This report provides general recommendations for collecting, curating, and re-using manufacturing data from both additive and subtractive processes. The intended audience includes researchers, technical-assessment personnel, and end-users who would like to

Scalable Data Pipeline Architecture to Support the Industrial Internet of Things

May 17, 2020
Moneer M. Helu, Timothy A. Sprock, Daniel Hartenstine, Rishabh Venketesh, William Sobel
Managing manufacturing data remains challenging despite the growth of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). While various standards and technologies enable greater access to data, scaling data processing and distribution can be difficult given the

Leveraging standard geospatial representations for industrial augmented reality

May 1, 2020
Teodor I. Vernica, Aaron M. Hanke, William Z. Bernstein
Due to its tremendous potential, Augmented Reality (AR) has experienced a recent surge in adoption and integration within the manufacturing enterprise. While industrial AR has been successfully implemented and shown to have significant benefits in a

Industry Review of Distributed Production in Discrete Manufacturing

April 18, 2020
Moneer M. Helu, William Sobel, Saigopal Nelaturi, Russell Waddell, Scott Hibbard
Distributed production paradigms have grown in discrete manufacturing as discrete products are increasingly made by global, distributed networks. Current challenges faced by discrete manufacturing, such as increased globalization, market volatility

A Decision Support Methodology for Integrated Machining Process and Operation Plans for Sustainability and Productivity Assessment

April 12, 2020
Qais Hatim, Christopher Saldana, Guodong Shao, Duckbong Kim, KC Morris, Paul Witherell, Sudarsan Rachuri, Soundar Kumara
In this paper, a systematic methodology is presented to enable environmental sustainability and productivity performance assessment for integrated process and operation plans at the machine cell level of a manufacturing system. This approach determines

Improving 3D Vision-Robot Registration for Assembly Tasks

April 3, 2020
Marek Franaszek, Geraldine S. Cheok, Karl Van Wyk, Jeremy A. Marvel
Quality registration between the coordinate frames of a perception system and a robot is important for the efficient operation of autonomous systems in vision-guided assembly lines. Rigid-body registration, which is based on the measurement of

SCAP Composer User Guide

February 28, 2020
Joshua Lubell
SCAP Composer is a software application for creating Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) source data stream collections from Extensible Markup Language (XML) documents valid with respect to schemas defined in SCAP component specifications. SCAP

Defining Near-term to Long-term Research Opportunities to Advance Metrics, Models, and Methods for Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing

February 21, 2020
Arvind Shankar Raman, Karl Haapala, Kamyar Raoufi, Barbara S. Linke, William Z. Bernstein, KC Morris
Over the past century, research has focused on continuously improving the performance of manufacturing processes and systems - often measured in terms of cost, quality, productivity, and material and energy efficiency. With the advent of smart


December 11, 2019
Guodong Shao, Sanjay Jain, Christoph Laroque, Loo Hay Lee, Peter Lendermann, Oliver Rose
The purpose of this panel is to discuss the state of the art in digital twin for manufacturing research and practice from the perspective of the simulation community. The panelists come from the US, Europe, and Asia representing academia, industry, and


November 27, 2019
Arvind Shankar Raman, Dustin Harper, Karl Haapala, Barbara S. Linke, William Z. Bernstein, KC Morris
A workshop on Challenges in Representing Manufacturing Processes for Systematic Sustainability Assessments, jointly sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, ASTM International, the American

A Graph-based Automatic Services Composition based on Cost Estimation Heuristic

October 31, 2019
Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Yunsu Lee, Minchul Lee, Yun Peng, Nenad Ivezic
Currently, software and hardware are being virtualized and offered as services on the internet. Companies have an opportunity to improve their workflow by composing these services that best suitable their requirements from both quality and cost objectives
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