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Usinf the ALPS Process Plan Model

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Author(s)

Steven R. Ray

Abstract

There is a need in the industrial manufacturing community for a general-purpose model to represent hierarchical process plans with the power to express concepts such as parallelism, alternatives, and synchronization. ALPS (A Language for Process Specification) is an experimental model for such a language under development at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This paper presents a series of specific examples to demonstrate the intended usage of ALPS. In addition, the ALPS model itself has evolved to version 5. This paper presents ALPS5, and discusses its differences from earlier versions.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the ASME Manufacturing International Conference

Keywords

A Language for Process Specification (ALPS), manufacturing, process planning

Citation

Ray, S. (1992), Usinf the ALPS Process Plan Model, Proceedings of the ASME Manufacturing International Conference, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=821438 (Accessed June 17, 2024)

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Created January 1, 1992, Updated February 17, 2017