Virtual Factory Framework: key enabler for future manufacturing

Pedrazzoli, Paolo and Sacco, Marco and Jönsson, Claudio R (2007) Virtual Factory Framework: key enabler for future manufacturing. In: Digital Enterprise Technology. Springer, pp. 83-90. ISBN 978-0-387-49863-8

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

The global market with increasing competition calls for new strategies that strengthen the future manufacturing systems. This paper presents the underlying models and ideas enabling a new conceptual framework for the next generation of Virtual Factory implementations. The approach fosters four pillars: a standard extensible data model; decoupled functional modules, based on an object oriented Virtual Factory paradigm; an event driven paradigm at the core of abstract objects management; the integration of knowledge at different layers for the decoupled functional modules. The implementation of a Virtual Factory based on the presented framework, points to the usefulness when developing future manufacturing systems.

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item