A Cluster Algorithm for Process Layout

  • D. French
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 14)


The advent of CAD/CAM, the use of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, and the acceptance of the concept of The Automatic Factory has led to an increase in the need for mathematical or algorithmic approaches for control of manufacturing operations.


Span Tree Minimal Span Tree Flexible Manufacture System Automatic Factory Matrix Array 


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  1. Haupt, A. A computer Aided Design Approach to a Product Oriented Manufacturing Layout. Master Thesis, University of Waterloo.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. French
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  1. 1.University of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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