Extension of Value Stream Design for the Simulation of Autonomous Production Systems

  • H. Theuer
Conference paper


Due to an increasing market pressure and strict customer requirements a high adaptability of production processes becomes more and more important for producing companies. To be successful on the market it is necessary to produce in an efficient way and minimize non-value-adding production. Autonomous, self controlled production systems are one possibility to handle these demands. The purpose of this article is the extension of the Value Stream Design method towards the requirements resulting from the simulation of autonomous production processes. For this purpose additional symbolism, data dictionaries and key figures are introduced.


Autonomous Production Value Stream Design Self Control 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Potsdam / Chair of Business Information Systems and Electronic GovernmentPotsdamGermany

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