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Self-Similar Architectures for Smart Manufacturing and Logistics Systems

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Author(s)

Timothy A. Sprock

Abstract

Self-similar architectures can simplify some design and interoperability challenges for smart manufacturing and logistics systems. To be effective, self-similar architectures for these domains must extend existing models of self-similar controller architectures to include unified models, or abstractions, of plant behavior and planning and operational control functions. This paper proposes modeling each similar unit as discrete event logistics system (DELS), an abstraction that unifies heterogeneous system models for the manufacturing and logistics domain. Similar DELS then can be composed into self-similar architectures for larger, more complex systems.
Citation
Manufacturing Letters
Volume
15B

Keywords

Smart Manufacturing, Discrete Event Logistics Systems (DELS), System Modeling, Operational Control

Citation

Sprock, T. (2018), Self-Similar Architectures for Smart Manufacturing and Logistics Systems, Manufacturing Letters, [online], https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mfglet.2018.02.002 (Accessed July 23, 2024)

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Created February 5, 2018, Updated November 10, 2018