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Standard Connections for IIoT Empowered Smart Manufacturing

September 12, 2020
Author(s)
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

DATA REGISTRATION FOR IN-SITU MONITORING OF LASER POWDER BED FUSION PROCESSES

November 11, 2019
Author(s)
Shaw C. Feng, Yan Lu, Albert W. Jones
Increasingly, a wide range of in-situ sensors are being instrumented on additive manufacturing (AM) machines. Researchers and manufacturers use these sensors to collect a variety of data to monitor process performance and part quality. The amount and speed

2018 NIST/OAGi Workshop: Enabling Composable Service-Oriented Manufacturing Systems

April 22, 2019
Author(s)
Nenad Ivezic, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Michael P. Brundage, Yan Lu, Evan K. Wallace, Albert W. Jones
This report summarizes the results from the 2018 NIST/OAGi Workshop: Enabling Composable Service-Oriented Manufacturing Systems, which was held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology campus in Gaithersburg, MD, on April 23-24, 2018. This was

ENABLING CONTROL SYSTEM AND CLOUD-BASED SIMULATION SERVICE INTEROPERABILITY

December 12, 2018
Author(s)
Albert W. Jones, Guodong Shao, Frank H. Riddick
The latest innovations in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) will change manufacturing and simulation forever. Ideas such as Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, and Industrial Internet are dictating those changes. One of those changes involves

Categorical Models for Process Planning

November 19, 2018
Author(s)
Spencer J. Breiner, Eswaran Subrahmanian, Albert W. Jones
Process plans provide a structure for 1) identifying the tasks involved in a given process, 2) the resources needed to accomplish them, and 3) a variety of relationships and constraints between these. This information guides important operational decisions

Additive Manufacturing: A Trans-disciplinary Experience

July 20, 2016
Author(s)
Paul W. Witherell, Albert W. Jones, Yan Lu
Traditional manufacturing has long permitted disciplines to operate in isolation: with designers, material suppliers, and manufactures often able to function independently towards the singular goal of creating a product. As products have become

Using Category Theory to facilitate multiple manufacturing service database integration

July 20, 2016
Author(s)
Spencer J. Breiner, Albert T. Jones, David I. Spivak, Eswaran Subrahmanian, Ryan Wisnesky
The goal of this paper is to illustrate the use of category theory as a basis for the integration of manufacturing service databases. In this paper we use as our reference prior work by Kolvatunyu, et. al (2013) on the use of Ontology Web Language(OWL)

Implementing the ISO15746 Standard for Chemical Process Optimization

July 4, 2016
Author(s)
Guodong Shao, Peter O. Denno, Albert W. Jones, Yan Lu
Integrating advanced process control solutions with optimization (APC-O) solutions, within any factory, enables more efficient production processes. Currently, vendors who provide the software applications that implement control solutions are isolated and

OAGi/NIST Workshop on Open Cloud Architecture for Smart Manufacturing

April 20, 2016
Author(s)
Nenad Ivezic, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Yan Lu, Yunsu Lee, Jaehun Lee, Albert W. Jones, Simon P. Frechette
This report summarizes the results from the OAGi/NIST Workshop on Open Cloud Architecture for Smart Manufacturing, which was held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology on May 5, 2015. The workshop was a forum for manufacturers and providers

Research Roadmap for Smart Fire Fighting

June 11, 2015
Author(s)
Anthony P. Hamins, casey grant, Nelson P. Bryner, Albert W. Jones, Galen H. Koepke
In 2013, fire departments in the United States responded to more than 480,000 structure fires. These fires resulted in approximately 2850 civilian fatalities, 14,000 injuries, and estimated property losses of $10 billion dollars. More than 30,000 fire

Smart Firefighting Workshop Summary Report

August 6, 2014
Author(s)
Anthony P. Hamins, Nelson P. Bryner, Albert W. Jones, Galen H. Koepke, casey grant, Anand Raghunathan
This report summarizes the results of the Smart Firefighting Workshop held March 24 and 25, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia and sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The Workshop provided a forum to help identify and

A Consilience-based Approach to Engineering Services in Global Supply Chains

September 12, 2013
Author(s)
Albert W. Jones
Technology life cycles are becoming shorter as is the time for those technologies to become ubiquitous in the society. The Industrial Revolution took about 150 years; but the computer revo-lution took only 50 years. Cell phones, which hit the market in the

A Semantic Framework for Systems Engineering Standards

March 19, 2013
Author(s)
Allison Barnard Feeney, David M. Price, Albert W. Jones
Systems engineers and asset managers create and maintain models of components and systems associated with long-lived, engineering assets. Component models come from many domains, disciplines and applications. System models typically require integration of

Modeling and Monitoring of Construction Supply Chains

August 1, 2010
Author(s)
Jack C. Cheng, Kincho H. Law, Hans Bjornsson, Albert T. Jones, Ram D. Sriram
The planning and management of supply chains require properly specifying the participating members and the relationships among them. Construction supply chains usually consist of numerous participants and are complex in structure. Representing construction

NETWORK-CENTRIC PRODUCT REALIZATION AND THE ROLE OF STANDARDS

February 18, 2010
Author(s)
Ram D. Sriram, Albert W. Jones, Mahesh Mani, Sudarsan Rachuri, Eswaran Subrahmanian
The early part of this millennium has witnessed the emergence of an Internet-based engineering marketplace. Here, engineers, designers, and manufacturers from small and large companies can collaborate electronically in various product development and

An Enabler for Supplier Discovery in Virtual Supply Chains: A Shared Terminology

November 5, 2009
Author(s)
Steven J. Fenves, Eswaran Subrahmanian, Mahesh Mani, Albert T. Jones
Rigid supply-chain organizational structures are giving way to highly dynamic collaborative partnerships. These partnerships will develop rapidly by composing global manufacturing resources in response to open market opportunities; and, they will disband

A Service Oriented Framework for Construction Supply Chain Integration

October 1, 2009
Author(s)
Jack Cheng, Kincho H. Law, Albert T. Jones, Ram D. Sriram
Supply chain management integrates key business processes and facilities, involving end users and suppliers that provide products, services and information. Supply chain integration can potentially add value to the stakeholders along product development

Service Oriented and Orchestrated Framework for Supply Chain Integration

June 8, 2009
Author(s)
Jack C.P. Cheng, Kincho H. Law, Albert T. Jones, Ram D. Sriram
Supply chain management integrates key business processes and facilities, involving end users and suppliers that provide products, services and information. Supply chain integration can potentially add value to the stakeholders along product development

Towards Information Networks to Support Composable Manufacturing

October 15, 2008
Author(s)
Mahesh Mani, Albert W. Jones, Jun H. Shin, Ram D. Sriram
Rigid, supply-chain organizational structures are giving way to highly dynamic collaborative partnerships. These partnerships will develop rapidly by composing global manufacturing resources in response to open market opportunities; and, they will disband

Relating Taxonomies with Regulations

May 13, 2008
Author(s)
Chin P. Cheng, Jiayi Pan, Gloria T. Lau, Kincho H. Law, Albert T. Jones
Increasingly, taxonomies are being developed for a wide variety of industrial domains and specific applications within those domains. These taxonomies attempt to represent formally the vocabularies commonly used by domain practitioners. These formal

A Layered Approach to Semantic Similarity Analysis of XML Schemas

April 7, 2008
Author(s)
Jaewook Kim, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Nenad Ivezic, Albert W. Jones
One of the most critical steps to integrating heterogeneous e-Business applications using different XML schemas is schema mapping, which is known to be costly and error-prone. Past schema mapping research has not fully utilized semantic information in the

A Multi-Criteria Web Services Composition Problem

June 20, 2007
Author(s)
Jeong Buhwan, Hyunbo Cho, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Albert W. Jones
With its prevalence in enterprise applications integration, the service-oriented approach has been studied in various ways. The popularity, however, results in a number of different standards and implementations. The approach needs agreed-upon definitions

A Probabilistic Framework for Semantic Similarity and Ontology Mapping

April 1, 2007
Author(s)
Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Nenad Ivezic, Albert W. Jones, Yun Peng, Zhongli Ding, Rong Pan, Yang Yu, Hyunbo Cho
We propose a probabilistic framework to address uncertainty in ontology-based semantic integration and interopera-tion. This framework consists of three main components: 1) BayesOWL that translates an OWL ontology to a Bayes-ian network, 2) SLBN