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Title: Flexible data input layer architecture (FDILA) for quick-response decision making tools in volatile manufacturing systems
Authors: Tavakoli, S
Mousavi, A
Komashie, A
Keywords: Data input layer;Real-time data;Decision support;Volatile manufacturing industry;Production management
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: Proceedings of 2008 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Beijing, China, May 19-23. pp. 5515 - 5520
Abstract: This paper proposes the foundation for a flexible data input management system as a vital part of a generic solution for quick-response decision making. Lack of a comprehensive data input layer between data acquisition and processing systems has been realized and thought of. The proposed FDILA is applicable to a wide variety of volatile manufacturing environments. It provides a generic platform that enables systems designers to define any number of data entry points and types regardless of their make and specifications in a standard fashion. This is achieved by providing a variable definition layer immediately on top of the data acquisition layer and before data pre-processing layer. For proof of concept, National Instruments’ Labview data acquisition software is used to simulate a typical shop floor data acquisition system. The extracted data can then be fed into a data mining module that builds cost modeling functions involving the plant’s Key Performance Factors.
ISBN: 978-1-4244-2075-9
Appears in Collections:Electronic and Computer Engineering
Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers

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