Toward an Anthropocentric Approach for Hybrid Control Architectures: Case of a Furniture Factory

  • Etienne ValetteEmail author
  • Hind Bril El-Haouzi
  • Guillaume Demesure
  • Vincent Boucinha
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 803)


Typology of goods and services’ consumption has changed. In order to adapt to this change, it is relevant for a company to turn toward new ways of production and management. Slowly, the concept of industry 4.0 starts to set up in manufacturing companies. Research on hybrid control systems favours achieving automated and flexible production system through “jidoka” (or autonomation) and Just In Time principles. Still, studies stay mainly techno-centred rather than anthropocentric. Parisot company suffers today of a lack of reactivity to its market and of a production tool maladjusted to customer’s consumption habits. This article aims to sum up the company’s current situation, and to introduce the project that intends to back it through its economic, technological and sociological transition toward a flexible, adaptive and sustainable human-centred manufacturing system.


Automated and flexible production system Autonomation Control system hybridization Just in time organization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Etienne Valette
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Hind Bril El-Haouzi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Guillaume Demesure
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vincent Boucinha
    • 3
  1. 1.Université de Lorraine, CRAN, UMR 7039Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy cedexFrance
  2. 2.CNRS, CRAN, UMR7039Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy cedexFrance
  3. 3.Parisot MeublesSaint-Loup-sur-SemouseFrance

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