Competence-Based Performance Analysis of U-Shaped Assembly Lines

  • Przemyslaw KorytkowskiEmail author
  • Bartlomiej Malachowski
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 637)


The paper presents a performance analysis of a u-shaped assembly line taking into account the competences of multi-skilled workers. This arrangement requires multi-skilled operators to serve on several different processes and machines. A multi-skilled worker can possess many skills at various levels. These competences translate into varying performances of individual operators and as a result on the performance of the whole line. In this paper we use a Hierarchical Competence Model to estimate the performance of a u-shaped assembly line knowing the required and possessed competences.


U-shaped lines Competences Multi-skill Performance evaluation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Przemyslaw Korytkowski
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bartlomiej Malachowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer ScienceWest Pomeranian University of Technology in SzczecinSzczecinPoland

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