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Web-enabled platform for distributed and dynamic decision-making systems


With the advent of internet and wireless technologies, real-time remote monitoring and control is becoming an essential need for meeting highly dynamic business objectives. At the same time, web-enabled platforms are required to perform remote monitoring with efficiently and effectively. Recent progresses on e-manufacturing applications address the needs for better integration between factory floor and enterprise systems. This paper presents a web-enabled platform which focuses on web-enabled intelligence to enable products and systems to achieve near-zero-downtime performance through device-to-business (D2B) platform. The proposed web-enabled platform can effectively minimize the massive information bottleneck that exists between plant floor and information systems. Case studies are presented to determine how effectively web-enabled industrial system can be used in factory floor as well as business decision-making. Manufacturers and users will benefit from the increased equipment and process performance with the effective implementation of the developed web-enable platform.

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Ali, A., Chen, Z. & Lee, J. Web-enabled platform for distributed and dynamic decision-making systems. Int J Adv Manuf Technol 38, 1260–1270 (2008).

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  • Device to business
  • Internet-based systems
  • Remote monitoring
  • Web-enabled systems