Information Technology For Balanced Manufacturing Systems

IFIP TC5, WG 5.5 Seventh International Conference on lnformation Technology for Balanced Automation Systems in Manufacturing and Services, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, September 4–6, 2006

  • Authors
  • Weiming Shen

Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 220)

Table of contents

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

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. L. Monostori, J. Váncza, Soundar Kumara
      Pages 3-4
    3. Mo A. Elbestawi, Mihaela Dumitrescu
      Pages 5-16
    4. Sophie D’Amours, Jean-Marc Frayret, Alain Rousseau, Steve Harvey, Pascale Plamondon, Pascal Forget
      Pages 17-26
  3. Multi-Agent and Holonic Systems in Manufacturing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Francisco Maturana, Raymond Staron, Pavel Tichy, Pavel Vrba, Charles Rischar, Vladimir Mařik et al.
      Pages 29-36
    3. Paulo Leitão, Francisco Restivo
      Pages 37-46
    4. Ana Almeida, Goreti Marreiros
      Pages 47-56
    5. Guannan Qu, Zhiyi Fang, Chao Zhang
      Pages 57-66
    6. Kamil Matoušek, Zdeněk Kouba
      Pages 79-88
    7. Pascal Forget, Sophie D’Amours, Jean-Marc Frayret
      Pages 89-98
    8. Karthik Soundararajan, Robert W. Brennan
      Pages 99-108
    9. José Barata, Gonçalo Cândido, Filipe Feijão
      Pages 119-128
  4. Networked Enterprises

About these proceedings


International Federation for Information Processing

The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication.  The scope of the series includes: foundations of computer science; software theory and practice; education; computer applications in technology; communication systems; systems modeling and optimization; information systems; computers and society; computer systems technology; security and protection in information processing systems; artificial intelligence; and human-computer interaction.  Proceedings and post-proceedings of referred international conferences in computer science and interdisciplinary fields are featured.  These results often precede journal publication and represent the most current research.  The principal aim of the IFIP series is to encourage education and the dissemination and exchange of information about all aspects of computing.


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Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information International Federation for Information Processing 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-36590-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-36594-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1571-5736
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