Knowledge Enterprise: Intelligent Strategies in Product Design, Manufacturing, and Management

Knowledge Enterprise: Intelligent Strategies in Product Design, Manufacturing, and Management : Proceedings of PROLAMAT 2006, IFIP TC5, International Conference, June 15-17 2006, Shanghai, China

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This volume contains the edited technical presentations of PROLMAT 2006, the IFIP TC5 international conference held on June 15-17, 2006 at the Shanghai University in China. The papers collected here concentrate on knowledge strategies in Product Life Cycle and bring together researchers and industrialists with the objective of reaching a mutual understanding of the scientific - industry dichotomy, while facilitating the transfer of core research knowledge to core industrial competencies.
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  • Hardback | 1046 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 56.39mm | 3,670g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 2006 ed.
  • XXII, 1046 p.
  • 0387344020
  • 9780387344027

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This volume contains the edited version of the technical presentations of PROLMAT 2006, the IFIP TC5 international conference held on June 15-17, 2006 at the Shanghai University in China. The main theme of this conference is Knowledge Enterprise - Intelligent Strategies in Product Design, Manufacturing and Management. These proceedings focus on the issue of how to translate data and information into knowledge in manufacturing enterprises.

These papers, authored by experts from around the world, aim to bridge the gap between academic research and the implementation of information technology in industry. They cover a wide range of applications, including theory, architecture, methodology, implementation, and case study. Special topics include:

Knowledge Discovery and Management in Manufacturing

Manufacturing Business Intelligence and Data Mining

Product Life Cycles

Production Management

Intelligent Manufacturing Systems

Kesheng Wang is a professor and director of the Knowledge Discovery Laboratory at the Department of Production and Quality Engineering, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway. He is the author of more than 130 papers referred to in international journals and conferences, and also the author of 13 books. His current areas of interest are Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Applied Computational Intelligence, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Knowledge Management.

George L. Kovacs is a professor and head of the CIM Research Laboratory at the Computer and Automation Institute and Technical University of Budapest, Hungary. His research interests include CAD/CAM/CIM, Intelligent Manufacturing, and Virtual Enterprises.

Michael J. Wozny is a professor at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA.

Minglun Fang is a professor and head of Shanghai Key Laboratory of Mechanical Automation and Robotics at Shanghai University.

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Table of contents

Keynote Papers.- Data Mining in Manufacturing: The Nature and Implications.- Management and Production Control Issues of Distributed Enterprises.- Digital Processes in Product Creation.- Collaborative Networks.- Knowledge Management in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.- Integrated Quality Information System and China Experience.- Knowledge Discovery and Management in Manufacturing.- Agent-Based Framework for Modelling of Organization and Personal Knowledge from Knowledge Management Perspective.- Evaluation Model of MNEs' Knowledge Flow Management.- Knowledge Based Manufacturine System.- Knowledge Management in Manufacturing: The Soft Side of Knowledge Systems.- Dsm as a Knowledge Capture Tool in Code Environment.- Research on Acquiring Design Knowledge Based on Association Rule.- Analysis of ISO 6983 NC Data Based on ISO 14649 CNC Data Model.- Enterprise Knowledge Management Based on Plone Content Management System.- Knowledge Management for Process Planning.- Adapting Manufacturing to Customer Behavior.- Approach for a Rule Based System for Capturing and Usage of Knowledge in the Manufacturing Industry.- Neural Network System for Knowledge Discovery in Distributed Heterogeneous Data.- Assessment of Surface Roughness Model for Turning Process.- Product Design and Optimization.- A Study on Product Optimization Design Based on Genetic Algorithms.- Design of the Body Frame of a Rail Detector.- The Spatial Shape Representation and 3D Modeling of Special-Shape Spring.- Three-Dimensional Multi-Pipe Route Optimization Based on Genetic Algorithms.- Axiomatic Design Using Ontology Modeling for Interoperability in Small Agriculture Machinery Product Development.- Maximum Entropy Optimum Design for Product Structure.- Product Robust Design with a Mixture of Random and Interval Factors.- Root Cause Analysis of an Artillery Breechblock and its Improved.- A Problem-Specific Genetic Algorithm for Path Planning of Mobile Robot in Greenhouse.- Research on the Dynamics of Flexible Manipulators.- Implementation of FPC Concept in Electrical Wire Equipment Design.- The Designation of Cam's Contour for Piston Pump with Steady Flux.- A Study of System Balance and Cycle Optimization for Multi-Operational Equipment and its Implementation.- Analysis on Product Technical Risk with Bayesian Belief Networks.- The Application of Inverter-Driven Technology on the Crimping Machine.- An Effective Algorithm of Shortest Path Planning in a Static Environment.- Data Mining in Manufacturing.- Predicting Assembly Quality of Complex Structures Using Data Mining.- The Development of the Virtual Data Acquisition and Analysis System.- Integration of Data Mining with Game Theory.- Data Mining and Critical Success Factors in Data Mining Projects.- Customer Segmentation in Customer Relationship Management Based on Data Mining.- An Effective Refinement Algorithm Based on Multilevel Paradigm for Graph Bipartitioning.- A Framework of Analysis: Approaches in the Applications of E-CRM.- Parallel Sequence Alignment Algorithm for Clustering System.- Manufacturing Logistics and Supply Chain Management.- Managing the Supply and Demand Uncertainty in Assembly Systems.- Study of Data Mining Technique in Colliery Equipments Fault Diagnosis.- A Multi-Agent System Framework for Supply Chain Management under District Alliance Setting.- Research info "Bullwhip Effect" in Supply Chain Management System Based on WSRF in Grid.- A Framework for Holistic Greening of Value Chains.- Study on Value-Based Model of Products Package Management.- Project Management Standardization and R&D Project Performance: A Cross-National Comparison.- A BPR Methodology for Product Development Processes.- Data Management in Group Purchasing System.- Supply Chain Management in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.- An Operations Model to Support Manufacturing Logistics Processes in the Supply Chain.- Development of a Decentralized Logistics Controlling Concept.- Computer Aided Innovation.- Modeling the Variability with UML for TRIZ Based CAI System.- Effect and Effect Chain in Functional Design.- Study on Integrating Application Method for AD and TRIZ.- Research on Product Innovative Design Method Driven by Client Demands.- The Innovative Design of Reciprocating Seal for Hydraulic Cylinder Based on TRIZ Evolution Theory.- Innovative Design of the Seal Structure of Butterfly Valve Based on TRIZ.- The Determination Method and Resolving Procedure of Design Conflict Based on Evolution Pattern and Prerequisite Tree.- Research on Development of Color Sorter Using TRIZ.- Computer Aided Innovaton of Crankshafts Using Genetic Algorithms.- Development of a CAI System of Standard Solutions Based on TRIZ.- Intelligent Manufacturing Systems.- Study on Optimization of Stir Head for FSW Based on Genetic Algorithm.- Research on CNC Technology Based on CAD&CAPP.- Development of Enterprise Portal for Intelligent Mold Shop.- Realization of Intelligent Control for Roll Shape in Roll Grinder NC Machine.- Application of Grey System Model to Thermal Error Modeling on Machine Tools.- Nozzle Design and Assistant-Gas Flow Analysis in the Co2 Laser Cutting.- Intelligent Metal Powder Laser Forming System.- Study on Dynamic Characteristics of a New Type of Transmission.- The Application of Embedded Technology in NC System.- The Research of Fuzzy PID Control Strategy Based on Neural Network in the Tension System.- An Efficiency Model of Multistage Electromechanical Machines.- Prediction of the Cutting Depth of Abrasive Suspension Jet Using a BP Artificial Neural Network.- Manufacturing Monitoring and Diagnosis.- Research and Implement of Quality Management System in ERP.- A Monitoring System for PLC Controlled Manufacturing System Based on Fieldbus.- Research of Parameter Monitoring System in Sugar Boiling Process.- Product Life Cycle Management.- A Decision Method of Materiel Maintenance Based on Failure Life Cycle.- Discussion on CSCW Methods for Embedded Systems.- A System of Wine Blending Based on Neural Network.- Family Cars' Life Cycle Cost (LCC) Estimation Model Based on the Neural Network Ensemble.- A XML-Based Research on Integration Technology Between PDM and Enterprise Content Management System.- Application Research of Wireless Equipments in PLM.- Methods for Calculating the Transmission Torque of Magnetic Transmission Mechanisms.- Sustainable Industrial System (SIS).- Integration of CAD/CAPP/CAM/CIMS.- Modeling Technology and Application of Repairing Bone Defects Based on Rapid Prototyping.- A Study of the Method of Reconstructing the Bionic Scaffold for Repairing Defective Bone Based on Tissue Engineering.- Hydraulic Cylinder CAD Design System Based on Product Disposition.- The Reuse Study of Small Agricultural Machinery's Product Information Model.- Study of CAD-Integrated Analysis for Complex Structures.- CAD/CAM Research on Radial Non-Circular Gears.- Special CNC Based on Advanced Controller.- A Unified Decision Model for Evaluation and Selection of MES Software.- 3D Modeling and Capacity Calculation System in Tank Calibration.- Study on 3D Solid Reconstruction From 2D Views Based on Intelligent Uunderstanding of Mechanical Engineering Drawings.- Manufacturing Systems and Processes.- Bone Tissue Engineering Using B-Tricalcium Phosphate Scaffolds Fabricated Via Selective Laser Sintering.- Logic Programming for Machine Tools.- Analyze and Research of Corrosion Resistance of Laser Cladding Layer on the Anti-Acid Stainless Steel Surface.- Material Removal Mechanisms Analysis in the Finishing Machining of Engineering Ceramics.- Investigation of Expansion Characteristics of Coronary Slot Stents Using Finite Element Analysis.- Study on Application of High Speed Milling in Dies Manufacturing for Plate Heat Exchangers.- The Application of Least Square in Precision Cylindrical Grinding.- The Application of the Genetic Algorithm to the Numerical Simulation in Sheet Metal Forming.- The Coverage form of Surface Coating and Crack of Basal Body Under Multi-Impact Loads.- Effect of Specimen Size on Strength Reliability of Fiber Reinforced Composite.- A Hybrid Intelligent Approach for Optimal Control of Seed Cleaner.- Numerical Simulation of Transient Temperature Field for Laser Direct Metal Shaping.- Fault Tolerant System Design Based Fuzzy Observer.- Reliability Analysis for Manufacturing Grid.- Construction of Forewarning Risk Index Systems of Venture Capital Based on Artificial Neural Network.- Research on Performance Test and Evaluation Method of Assembly Packaging Ammunition.- Production Management.- Support Vector Regression for Financial Time Series Forecasting.- QoS Management in Manufacturing Grid.- A New Method Based on Immune Algorithm to Solve the Unit Commitment Problem.- Enterprise Information Integration: State of the Art and Technical Challenges.- Resource Sharing Technology in the Automobile Parts Manufacture Grid.- Manufacturing Planning and Scheduling.- Ant Colony Optimization for Manufacturing Resource Scheduling Problem.- Machine Work Planning Using Workpiece Agents in an Autonomous Decentralized Manufacturing System.- Genetic Local Search Algorithms for Single Machine Scheduling Problems with Release Time.- Controlling Powder Deposition Process Using Fuzzy Logic Systems.- Flexible Dynamic Scheduling Based on Immune Algorithm.- Fuzzy Decision on Traverse Speed for Abrasive Suspension Jet.- Research on Manufacturing Resource Discovery and Scheduling in Manufacturing Grid.- Research on WSRF-Based Resource Management Model and Encapsulation in Manufacturing Grid.- The Performance Analysis of a Multi-Objective Immune Genetic Algorithm for Flexible Job Shop Scheduling.- Co-Operation Infrastructure for Virtual Enterprises.- Towards Service Oriented Enterprise.- Manufacturing Resource Management for Collaborative Process Planning.- The Uniform Knowledge Representation for On-Line Product Semantic Reconstructions of Virtual Organization.- Access Control Model of Manufacturing Grid.- Research on Strategic Architecture of Collaborative Business System.- A Workflow Management System for Dynamic Alliance.- A Region Growing Algorithm for Solving CVE Partitioning Problem.- Virtual Manufacturing in Design and Production.- Visual Studies on Rice Bran Extrusion.- Implementation of Web Resource Service to Product Design.- Engineering Testing Process Management System Based On .Net Framework.- Research on the Picture Collected By Microminiature Aircraft to Construct Digital Elevation Model.- Mass Customization.- Analysis on Product Technical Risk With Bayesian Belief Networks.- Handling Variability in Mass Customization of Software Family Product.- A Process Model of Product Platform Building for the Products With the Same Function Structure.- A Top-Down Approach to an Armoured Face Conveyor Family Design.- Study on the Response Characteristics of Automatic Welding Filter.- Research on Module-Based Variant Design for Mass Customization.- Applied Research on Technologies of Design for Mass Customisation.- Hidden Pattern of Innovation.
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