Knowledge Enterprise: Intelligent Strategies in Product Design, Manufacturing, and Management

Proceedings of PROLAMAT 2006, IFIP TC5 International Conference, June 15–17, 2006, Shanghai, China

  • Kesheng Wang
  • George L. Kovacs
  • Michael Wozny
  • Minglun Fang

Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 207)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Keynote Papers

  3. Knowledge Discovery and Management in Manufacturing

    1. Fengming Tao, Weidong Meng
      Pages 71-78
    2. Gideon Halevi, Kesheng Wang
      Pages 79-88
    3. Syed Ahsan Sharif, Berman Kayis
      Pages 95-102
    4. Jingmin Li, Yongmou Liu, Jiawei Yang, Jin Yao
      Pages 103-108
    5. Hiroshi Yamada, Fumiki Tanaka, Masahiko Onosato
      Pages 109-114
    6. Stephan Kassel, Kay Grebenstein
      Pages 127-133
    7. Timofeev A. V, Azaletskiy P. S., Myshkov P. S, Kesheng Wang
      Pages 144-151
    8. Yasir Hadi, Salah Gasim Ahmed
      Pages 152-158

About these proceedings


This volume contains the edited version of the technical presentations of PROLMAT 2006, the IFIP TC5 international conference held on June 15-17, 2006 at the Shanghai University in China. The main theme of this conference is Knowledge Enterprise – Intelligent Strategies in Product Design, Manufacturing and Management. These proceedings focus on the issue of how to translate data and information into knowledge in manufacturing enterprises.

These papers, authored by experts from around the world, aim to bridge the gap between academic research and the implementation of information technology in industry. They cover a wide range of applications, including theory, architecture, methodology, implementation, and case study. Special topics include:

  • Knowledge Discovery and Management in Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Business Intelligence and Data Mining
  • Product Life Cycles
  • Production Management
  • Intelligent Manufacturing Systems

Kesheng Wang is a professor and director of the Knowledge Discovery Laboratory at the Department of Production and Quality Engineering, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway. He is the author of more than 130 papers referred to in international journals and conferences, and also the author of 13 books. His current areas of interest are Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Applied Computational Intelligence, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Knowledge Management.

George L. Kovacs is a professor and head of the CIM Research Laboratory at the Computer and Automation Institute and Technical University of Budapest, Hungary. His research interests include CAD/CAM/CIM, Intelligent Manufacturing, and Virtual Enterprises.

Michael J. Wozny is a professor at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA.

Minglun Fang is a professor and head of Shanghai Key Laboratory of Mechanical Automation and Robotics at Shanghai University.

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3D Theory of Inventive Problem Solving algorithms computer-aided design (CAD) content management controlling data mining information system knowledge management logistics management modeling optimization product design rapid prototyping

Editors and affiliations

  • Kesheng Wang
    • 1
  • George L. Kovacs
    • 2
  • Michael Wozny
    • 3
  • Minglun Fang
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Production and Quality EngineeringNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyNorway
  2. 2.Computer and Automation Institute and Technical University of BudapestHungary
  3. 3.Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteUSA
  4. 4.Shanghai UniversityChian

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information International Federation for Information Processing 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-34402-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-34403-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1571-5736
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