© 2008

Innovation in Manufacturing Networks

Eighth IFIP International Conference on Information Technology for Balanced Automation Systems, Porto, Portugal, June 23–25, 2008

  • Américo Azevedo
  • Peer-reviewed and carefully selected papers

  • Much information in this series is published in advance of journal publication

  • Expert contributors in their field of world-renown

Conference proceedings BASYS 2008

Part of the IFIP – The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 266)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Advances in collaborative networked organizations

    1. Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
      Pages 3-16
    2. Stefano Mottura, Giampaolo Viganò, Luca Greci, Marco Sacco, Emanuele Carpanzano
      Pages 17-24
    3. David J. Williams, Oliver Wells, Paul Hourd, Amit Chandra
      Pages 25-34
  3. Collaborative Networks

    1. António Abreu, Patrícia Macedo, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
      Pages 37-46
    2. David Romero, Nathalie Galeano, Arturo Molina
      Pages 47-56
    3. Emanuele Carpanzano, Andrea Ballarino
      Pages 57-66
    4. Fabiano Baldo, Ricardo J. Rabelo, Rolando V. Vallejos
      Pages 67-76
    5. João Rosas, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
      Pages 77-86
    6. Leandro Loss, Leonardo Leocádio Coelho de Souza, Ricardo José Rabelo
      Pages 87-94
    7. Simon Samwel Msanjila, Hamideh Afsarmanesh
      Pages 95-104
    8. José António Crispim, Jorge Pinho de Sousa
      Pages 115-124
  4. Interoperability And Collaborative Support

    1. António Pereira, Frederico Cunha, Pedro Malheiro, Américo Azevedo
      Pages 127-136
    2. Claudia-Melania Chituc, Américo Azevedo, César Toscano
      Pages 137-144
    3. Andre Doering, Wilhelm Dangelmaier, Christoph Laroque
      Pages 153-160
    4. Orlando Ribas Fernandes, Ana Paula Rocha, Eugénio Oliveira
      Pages 161-168
    5. Célia Talma Martins, Américo Azevedo, H. Sofia Pinto, Eugénio Oliveira
      Pages 169-176

About these proceedings


International Federation for Information Processing

The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication. The scope of the series includes: foundations of computer science; software theory and practice; education; computer applications in technology; communication systems; systems modeling and optimization; information systems; computers and society; computer systems technology; security and protection in information processing systems; artificial intelligence; and human-computer interaction. Proceedings and post-proceedings of refereed international conferences in computer science and interdisciplinary fields are featured. These results often precede journal publication and represent the most current research. The principal aim of the IFIP series is to encourage education and the dissemination and exchange of information about all aspects of computing.

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Editors and affiliations

  • Américo Azevedo
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidade de PortoPortugal

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