Control of deadlock and blocking for production systems with unreliable workstations

  • M. A. LAWLEYy
  • Published 2003


Over the past decade, the development of supervisory controllers for automated manufacturing systems has been an active area of research with particular attention focusing on deadlock avoidance. Most work to date assumes that system workstations do not fail. This paper considers deadlock and blocking problems in systems with one unreliable workstation, the… (More)


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