A Framework for the Analysis of Resource-Flows in the Extended Manufacturing Network Based on Cyber-Physical Infrastructure

  • Aleksandr E. Karlik
  • Vladimir V. Platonov
  • Elena A. YakovlevaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 95)


The paper deals with the cyber-physical system as an infrastructure that enables extended inter-organizational networks connecting manufacturing facilities of many independent firms (of network nodes) in the production process up to a global scale. It presents a basic analytical framework that allows to study such network as a system of the highest complexity that enables the heterogeneous resource-flows between nodes and emerges from the interaction of cyber-physical and anthropogenic systems. In the focus of attention is the following: equipment and inventory flows of digitally enabled physical objects that can be fully automated in the cyber-physical system; information and knowledge flows which involves the challenge of extracting information from big data; resource allocation between manufacturing facilities of different firms connected via the network. Besides, the article considers the anthropogenic system as another key regulator of the manufacturing network necessary not only for dealing with cyber-physical effects but also for regulating the idiosyncratic resource flows: of human capital and trust.


Cyber-physical system Inter-organizational network Anthropogenic system Manufacturing Resource-flows Industrial equipment Know-how Big data Resource allocation 



With the support of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant 19-010-00257 A. Methodology for the analysis of the industrial enterprises and intangible industries in the conditions of information society and digitalization.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aleksandr E. Karlik
    • 1
  • Vladimir V. Platonov
    • 1
  • Elena A. Yakovleva
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.St. Petersburg State University of EconomicsSt. PetersburgRussia

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