An AI-Based Methodology for Factory Design

Edward L. Fisher

Abstract


This article provides a discussion of factory design and an artificial intelligence (AI) approach to this problem. Major issues covered include knowledge acquisition and representation, design methodology, system architecture, and communication. The facilities design expert systems (FADES developed by the author is presented and described to illustrate issues in factory design.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v7i4.560

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