By Topic

An Evolutionary Approach to Process Control with Application to Lithography

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Doutriaux, Jerome ; Faculty of Management Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont., Canada. ; Lavi, Abrahim

A new approach to process control is presented. Complete automation is, from the outset, considered undesirable. Instead, an evolutionary approach is proposed, and the successive stages of growth of the control system are described, from a totally human-controlled process to a greater degree of automation. A manĂ‚Â¿machine control of a lithography printing press is presented. Instead of proposing a new kind of automatic controller intended for eliminating the human operator, cooperation between the pressman and the computer control system is advocated in order to use their complementary characteristics. An application of the approach on a computer-based model of a press and a discussion of the results obtained by experienced pressmen are given.

Published in:

Systems, Man and Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:SMC-4 ,  Issue: 2 )