Computer Integrated Manufacturing: The past, the present and the future Volume 2

@inproceedings{Ayres2007ComputerIM,
  title={Computer Integrated Manufacturing: The past, the present and the future Volume 2},
  author={Robert U. Ayres and W. Haywood and M. Eugene Merchant and J{\"u}rgen Warnecke},
  year={2007}
}
CIM (computer integrated manufacturing) is an acronym that has become fairly well known in recent years in manufacturing and related engineering circles. The purpose of the CIM Project at IIASA is to close the widening gap between the pace of technological, economic, and social events, on the one hand, and the progress of understanding those events, on the other. The IIASA study has attempted, first, to define the existing world situation with regard to the underlying technologies of CIM, and… CONTINUE READING