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|Title: ||Knowledge sharing between design and manufacture|
|Authors: ||Cochrane, Sean D.|
Harding, Jennifer A.
|Issue Date: ||2005|
|Publisher: ||© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg|
|Citation: ||COCHRANE, S. ... et al, 2005. Knowledge sharing between design and manufacture. IN: Khosla R., Howlett R.J., Jain L.C. (eds). Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems. KES 2005. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 3684. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp.221-227|
|Series/Report no.: ||Lecture Notes in Computer Science;3684|
|Abstract: ||The aim of this research is to develop a representation method that allows knowledge to be readily shared between collaborating systems (agents) in a design/manufacturing environment. Improved mechanisms for interpreting the terms used to describe knowledge across system boundaries are proposed and tested. The method is also capable of handling complex product designs and realistic manufacturing scenarios involving several parties. This is achieved using an agent-architecture to simulate the effects of individual manufacturing facilities (e.g. machine tools and foundries) on product features. It is hypothesised that knowledge sharing between such agents can be enhanced by integrating common product and manufacturing information models with a shared ontology, and that the shared ontology can be based largely on The Process Specification Language (PSL).|
|Description: ||This conference paper is closed access.|
|Version: ||Closed access|
|Publisher Link: ||http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11554028_32|
|Appears in Collections:||Closed Access (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)|
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