Proceedings of the Thirtieth International MATADOR Conference

held in Manchester 31st March – 1st April 1993

  • A. K. Kochhar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Keynote Address: Competitiveness in Manufacturing — Putting all the Elements Together

  3. Manufacturing Systems

  4. Metal Cutting and Grinding

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. H. Zhang, M. L. H. Wise, D. K. Aspinwall
      Pages 111-118
    3. R. T. Coelho, S. Yamada, T. le Roux, D. K. Aspinwall, M. L. H. Wise
      Pages 125-133

About this book


The collected papers presented at the Thirtieth International Matador Conference, held at UMIST, Manchester on 31 March-1 April 1993. This year, in addition to the latest developments in traditional areas of machine tool technology, sessions on expert systems and neural networks have been included for the first time, reflecting the growing importance of artificial intelligence applications in manufacturing. Contains contributions from the following countries: Japan, USA, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Eire, New Zealand, UK, Belgium, India, Germany, Portugal, Yugoslavia.


artificial intelligence development Germany machine manufacturing network neural networks technology USA

Editors and affiliations

  • A. K. Kochhar
    • 1
  1. 1.Manufacturing Division, Department of Mechanical EngineeringUMISTUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1993
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-13257-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-13255-3
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