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A Study on Process Description Method for DFM Using Ontology

By K. Hiekata and H. Yamato


A method to describe process and knowledge based on RDF which is an ontology description language and IDEF0 which is a formal process description format is proposed. Once knowledge of experienced engineers is embedded into the system the knowledge will be lost in the future. A production process is described in a proposed format similar to BOM and the process can be retrieved as a flow diagram to make the engineers to understand the product and process. Proposed method is applied to a simple production process of common sub-assembly of ships for evaluation.Organised by: Cranfield UniversityMori Seiki – The Machine Tool Compan

Topics: Production process, DFM, Ontology, Computer system
Publisher: Cranfield University Press
Year: 2009
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Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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