EXSEMA-An EXpert System for SElecting Simulation Software for Manufacturing Applications

  • Colin O. Benjamin
  • Ossama A. Hosny
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This paper describes the development of EXSEMA, an expert system (ES) prototype for providing advice on the most appropriate simulation software environment for a particular manufacturing application. During a typical consultation session the user is prompted for information which describes the proposed application and the existing development and organization constraints. EXSEMA then identifies the simulation system which provides the best fit with the user’s needs and provides appropriate explanations.


Expert System Simulation Software Material Handling System Automate Material Handling System Demonstration Prototype 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Colin O. Benjamin
    • 1
  • Ossama A. Hosny
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Engineering ManagementUniversity of Missouri-RollaRollaUSA

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