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Adapting natural language processing for technical text

June 29, 2021
Alden A. Dima, Sarah Lukens, Melinda Hodkiewicz, Thurston Sexton, Michael Brundage
Despite recent dramatic successes, Natural Language Processing (NLP) is not ready to address a variety of real-world problems. Its reliance on large standard corpora, a training and evaluation paradigm that favors the learning of shallow heuristics, and

A Visual Analytics Approach for the Diagnosis of Heterogeneous and Multidimensional Machine Maintenance Data

May 10, 2021
Xiaoyu Zhang, Takanori Fujiwara, Senthil K. Chandrasegaran, Michael Brundage, Thurston Sexton, Alden A. Dima, Kwan-Liu Ma
Analysis of large, high-dimensional, and heterogeneous datasets is challenging as no one technique is suitable for visualizing and clustering such data in order to make sense of the underlying information. For instance, heterogeneous logs detailing machine

Manufacturing USA: Rapid Response to COVID-19

March 23, 2021
Zahraha Brunner, Zachary Valdez, Donald Ufford
The report highlights the manufacturing innovation projects developed by the institutes and their partners across the country to combat COVID-19. Manufacturing USA network, comprised of federal agencies and their sponsored manufacturing innovation

Rethinking maintenance terminology for an Industry 4.0 future

March 22, 2021
Melinda Hodkiewicz, Sarah Lukens, Michael Brundage, Thurston Sexton
Sensors and mathematical models have been used since the 1990's to assess the health of systems and diagnose anomalous behavior. The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) increases the range of assets on which data can be collected cost effectively. Cloud

Guide for Environmentally Sustainable Investment Analysis Based on ASTM E3200

March 15, 2021
Douglas Thomas, Anand M. Kandaswamy, David Butry
This guide presents techniques for evaluating manufacturing investments from the perspective of environmentally sustainable manufacturing by pairing economic methods of investment analysis with environmental aspect of manufacturing, including manufacturing

The Industrial Ontologies Foundry (IOF) perspectives

March 3, 2021
Mohamed H. Karray, Neil Otte, Rahul Rai, Farhad Ameri, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Barry Smith, Dimitris Kiritsis, Chris Will, Rebecca Arista
In recent years there has been a number of promising technical and institutional developments regarding use of ontologies in industry. At the same time, however, most industrial ontology development work remains within the realm of academic research and is

Manufacturing USA 2019/2020 Highlights Report

February 25, 2021
Frank W. Gayle, Michael F. Molnar, John Roth, Zahraha Brunner
Manufacturing USA® is a network of public-private partnerships united to secure U.S. global leadership in advanced manufacturing through large scale collaboration on technology, supply chain, and workforce development. The network includes the U.S

A Data-Driven Framework for Team Formation for Maintenance Tasks

February 16, 2021
Maya Reslan, Emily Hastings, Michael P. Brundage, Thurston B. Sexton
Even as maintenance evolves with new technologies, it is still a heavily human-driven domain; multiple steps in the maintenance workflow still require human expertise and intervention. Various maintenance activities require multiple maintainers, all with

National Institute of Standards and Technology Environmental Scan 2020

February 9, 2021
Heather M. Evans, Kristen Greene, William M. Healy, Elizabeth A. Hoffman, Catherine A. Rimmer, Anna V. Sberegaeva, Neil M. Zimmerman
The 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology Environmental Scan provides an analysis of key external factors that could impact NIST and the fulfillment of its mission in coming years. The analyses were conducted through four separate lenses

Technology Readiness Levels for Randomized Bin Picking, Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) 2012 Workshop, Special Session

February 8, 2021
Jeremy Marvel, Roger D. Eastman, Geraldine S. Cheok, Kamel S. Saidi, Tsai H. Hong, Elena R. Messina, Bob Bollinger, Paul Evans, Joyce Guthrie, Eric Hershberger, Carlos Martinez, Karen McNamara, James Wells
The special session on Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) for Randomized Bin Picking was held during the morning session of the 2012 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) workshop, 21 March, 2012. The stated objective of the special session

Measuring Manufacturing’s Significance in the USA

December 16, 2020
Katherine C. Morris, Douglas S. Thomas
Economic value added is a primary metric for measuring manufacturing activity; however, this metric and others exclude approximately half of the economic activity necessary for producing manufactured goods. With the recent disruption in the supply of goods

Realizing Environmentally-Conscious Manufacturing in the Post-COVID-19 Era

December 16, 2020
Nancy Diaz-Elsayed, Julius Schoop, Katherine C. Morris
The unique and unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in significant disruptions to diverse manufacturing supply chains across the globe. The negative economic impacts of these unexpected and rapid changes in demand and available

Technical Language Processing: Unlocking Maintenance Knowledge

December 11, 2020
Michael P. Brundage, Thurston B. Sexton, Melinda Hodkiewicz, Alden A. Dima, Sarah Lukens
Out-of-the-box natural-language processing (NLP) pipelines need re-imagining to understand and meet the requirements of the engineering sector. Text-based documents account for a significant portion of data collected during the life cycle of asset

An Analysis of the IOF Architecture – a Systems Integration Perspective

November 20, 2020
Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Minchul Lee, Megan Katsumi
The Industrial Ontology Foundry (IOF) describes its ontology architecture in the its charter wherein different types of ontologies are identified. These types ontologies are described at high-level in the charter. Their relationships and purposes are not

Formalizing Performance Evaluation of Mobile Manipulator Robots using CTML

November 20, 2020
Omar Y. Aboul-Enein, Yaping Jing, Roger Bostelman
Computation Tree Measurement Language (CTML) is a newly developed formal language that offers simultaneous model verification and performance evaluation measures. While the theory behind CTML has been established, the language has yet to be tested on a
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