Multi-dimension Density-Based Clustering Supporting Cloud Manufacturing Service Decomposition Model

  • Jorick Lartigau
  • Xiaofei Xu
  • Lanshun Nie
  • Dechen Zhan
Conference paper
Part of the Proceedings of the I-ESA Conferences book series (IESACONF, volume 7)


Recent years, the research on Cloud Manufacturing (CMfg) has developed extensively, especially concerning its concept and architecture. Now we propose to consider the core of CMfg within its operating model. CMfg is a service platform for the whole manufacturing lifecycle with its countless resource diversity, where organization and categorization appear to be the main drivers to build a sustainable foundation for resource service transaction. Indeed, manufacturing resources cover a huge panel of capabilities and capacities, which necessarily needs to be regrouped and categorized to enable an efficient processing among the various applications. For a given manufacturing operation e.g. welding, drilling within its functional parameters, the number of potential resources can reach unrealistic number if to consider them singular. In this paper, we propose a modified version of DBSCAN (Density-based algorithm handling noise) to support Cloud service decomposition model. Beforehand, we discuss the context of CMfg and existing Clustering methods. Then, we present our contribution for manufacturing resources clustering in a CMfg.


Cloud manufacturing Clustering algorithms DBSCAN Cloud service decomposition model 



This work has been partly funded by the MOST of China through the Project Key Technology of Service Platform for CMfg. The authors wish to acknowledge MOST for their support. We also wish to acknowledge our gratitude and appreciation to all the Project partners for their contribution during the development of various ideas and concepts presented in this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jorick Lartigau
    • 1
  • Xiaofei Xu
    • 1
  • Lanshun Nie
    • 1
  • Dechen Zhan
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyHarbin Institute of TechnologyNangang District, HarbinChina

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