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Distributed collaborative measurement is absorbing more and more research focus for its requirements in modern collaborative producing enterprises for low-cost products and short time to market. In this paper, we propose a distributed collaborative measurement pattern, which is built on wavefront array model. In this model, the architecture is viewed as a global array of measurement resources, and the resources are configured by Web middleware, which can dynamically construct distributed measurement instrument to carry out the distributed collaborative producing cases. Based on the wavefront model, the measurement data can propagate among the configured modes on the array asynchronously. The measurement resources are distributed in the collaborative enterprises and the arranged as the virtual address of the array, so measurement cases can reconfigured based on the requirements and resource services, and the objective data and the processing results can be transferred sequentially to the other measurement units configured on the array. Finally, a wavefront array based distributed platform are present and a measurement cases are given. The application cases shows that the proposed ways can accelerate the collaboration of production for different enterprise and improve the producing efficiency.
Date of Conference: 5-7 Aug. 2009