Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2001 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Carl M. Harris

Intelligent manufacturing systems

  • Saul I. Gass
  • Carl M. Harris
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_469

Automated processing systems for manufacturing operations that include intelligent machines, advanced sensors for real-time-in-process measurements, software for precision control of machine tools, and information technology for integrating all elements of a product's life cycle.  Artificial intelligence;  Automation in manufacturing and services;  Decision analysis;  Flexible manufacturing; Industrial applications;  Operations management;  Production management;  Scheduling and sequencing.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Saul I. Gass
    • 1
  • Carl M. Harris
    • 2
  1. 1.Robert H. Smith School of BusinessUniversity of MarylandCollege PartUSA
  2. 2.School of Information Technology & EngineeringGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA