Manufacturing Systems

Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)

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The development of manufacturing systems from fixed to flexible, reconfigurable and self-evolvable systems with reference to assembly operations is outlined.

The perspectives of polytopic models for self-manufacturing are evaluated.

Informational entropy criteria are used to evaluate manufacturing strategies and to characterize supply chain networks.

Keywords

Supply Chain Manufacturing System Supply Chain Network Reconfigurable Manufacturing System Viable System Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.PolystochasticMontrealCanada

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