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Title: Evolvable assembly systems - On the role of design frameworks and supporting ontologies
Authors: Lohse, Niels
Ratchev, S.
Barata, Jose
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: LOHSE, N., RATCHEV, S. and BARATA, J., 2007. Evolvable assembly systems - On the role of design frameworks and supporting ontologies. Presented at the 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2006): , Montreal, Canada, 9-13th July, pp. 3375-3380.
Abstract: Evolvable assembly systems (EAS) are aimed to enable enterprises to rapidly respond to changes in today's increasingly volatile and dynamic global markets. One of the key success factors for the effective use of EAS is methods and tools that can rapidly configure and reconfigure assembly systems driven by changing requirements. The focus of this paper is on the analysis of modular assembly systems within the EAS paradigm. The specific roles of synthetic design environments and their supporting knowledge models are being explored within the scope of EAS systems. Furthermore, the paper outlines an ontology for the design of modular assembly systems (ONTOMAS) and illustrates its enabling role within the EAS paradigm. The results of this work are expected to significantly improve the evolvability of modular assembly systems
Description: This paper is in closed access.
Sponsor: The reported work is partially funded by the Department of Trade and Industry in the United Kingdom as part of the EUREKA Factory E!2851 E-RACE project and the European Union as part of the NMP-2-CT-2004-507978 EUPAS project.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1109/ISIE.2006.296008
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/25326
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISIE.2006.296008
ISBN: 1424404967
ISSN: 2163-5137
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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