Maria Leonilde R. Varela

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Extended Manufacturing Environments (EMEs) are nowadays growing due to the increase on Distributed and Virtual Enterprises, which led to an emergent need to apply scheduling approaches accordingly. This can be achieved in several different ways, namely by putting forward new approaches or by trying to adapt existing ones. In this paper the adaptation of(More)
In this paper we make an XML-based modeling and communication contribution to production scheduling activity. Scheduling problems and resolution methods are modeled in XML 1. This information modeling is the basis of a web service oriented to scheduling problem solving, which is under development. The resolution of scheduling problems is carried out with(More)
In this paper we describe an ontology for a model of manufacturing scheduling problems to be solved on the web, through several different scheduling methods made available by a web scheduling decision support system. This approach aims enabling to share scheduling knowledge and methods, in a globally distributed context, in order to facilitate solving these(More)
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. ABSTRACT E-commerce has been increasingly applied as it promotes economic growth by enabling online shops to compete within a global market(More)