Seeking compatibility between product data libraries for the furniture industry

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

Abstract

Typically company's software tools are modeled in different ways, and have different Import/Export data formats, becoming data communication among them an arduous task (Boissier R., 1995). Provide a set of mechanisms that speed up the integrator's tasks, facilitating the generation of interfaces and avoiding development errors, is important in order to achieve integration results in a competitive time. The use of standards in the modeling process can avoid the development of a high number of interfaces and extend the lifetime of the whole system (Camarinha-Matos, L. 1992). In time, as the commercial tool's builders absorb these standards, the effort needed to keep the global system updated will be reduced, as well as the number of different product data libraries (e.g. product catalogues).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLARGE SCALE SYSTEMS: THEORY AND APPLICATIONS 1998 (LSS'98)
EditorsN. T. Koussoulas, P. P. Groumpos
PublisherPergamon Press Ltd.
Pages511-515
Volume1
ISBN (Print)0-08-043034-1
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Event8th IFAC/IFORS/IMACS/IFIP Symposium on Large Scale Systems - Theory and Applications 1998 (LSS 98) - Rion, Greece
Duration: 15 Jul 199817 Jul 1998

Conference

Conference8th IFAC/IFORS/IMACS/IFIP Symposium on Large Scale Systems - Theory and Applications 1998 (LSS 98)
CountryGreece
CityRion
Period15/07/9817/07/98

Keywords

  • CAD/CAM
  • standards
  • models
  • information integration

Cite this