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Issue 7 • Date Dec. 1991

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  • People and technology in the globally competitive factory

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):4 - 8
    Cited by:  Papers (3)
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    A model for evaluating progress in factory automation is outlined. Operational characteristics in the 1980s factory are described. Characteristics of the 1990s factory are then examined at five levels: servo, path generation, distributed CPU, supervisory and enterprise.<> View full abstract»

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