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Active Robust Optimization: Optimizing for Robustness of Changeable Products

  • Shaul Salomon
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Table of contents

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  8. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This book presents a novel framework, known as Active Robust Optimization, which provides the tools for evaluating, comparing and optimizing changeable products. Since any product that can change its configuration during normal operation may be considered a “changeable product,” the framework is widely applicable. Further, the methodology enables designers to use adaptability to deal with uncertainties and so avoid over-conservative designs.

Offering a comprehensive overview of the framework, including its unique features, such as its ability to optimally respond to uncertain situations, the book also defines a new class of optimization problem and examines the effects of changes in various parameters on their solution. Lastly, it discusses innovative approaches for solving the problem and demonstrates these ‎with two examples from different fields in engineering design: optimization of an optical table and optimization of a gearbox.

Keywords

Active Robust Optimization Artificial Intelligence Automated Manufacturing Precision Agriculture Smart Production Autonomous Vehicles

Authors and affiliations

  • Shaul Salomon
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringORT Braude College of EngineeringKarmielIsrael

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