Simulation and optimization of mixed-model assembly lines using software agents

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ConferenceProceedings of 2nd International Conference on Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable and Virtual Production (CARV 2007): 22 July 2007, Toronto, ON.
Pages18; # of pages: 8
Subjectmixed-model assembly lines, discrete event simulation, multi-objective optimization, software agents
AbstractThis paper examines the use of ontology as a mechanism for application integration and knowledge sharing in collaborative product design. It provides a comprehensive literature review and reviews concepts, classification, differences compared to other related technologies, and a discussion of the suitability of ontology. The paper compares several ontology authoring languages, ontology building methodologies and tools, reviews some recent work on applying ontology to collaborative design, and outlines further research requirements.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number19274
NPARC number20377498
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