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Flexible Interfaces in the Industrial Environment

Flexible Interfaces in the Industrial Environment
Flexible Interfaces in the Industrial Environment
The management of information is one of the greatest problems facing industry today. Whilst many firms have introduced computer systems into the office environment, providing access to electronic information on the shop floor to support the manufacturing process is a much more complex problem. This paper looks at the application of open hypermedia systems to the development of information systems to support the manufacturing process. A particular focus of the work was the development of an interface that was easy to use by engineers on the shop floor whilst still giving them full access to all the maintenance, set-up and fault diagnostic information in the application, and potentially integration with other computing systems in use by the company.
453--460
Hall, Wendy
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Weal, Mark J.
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Heath, Ian
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Wills, Gary B.
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Crowder, Richard M.
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Hall, Wendy
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Weal, Mark J.
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Heath, Ian
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Wills, Gary B.
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Crowder, Richard M.
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Hall, Wendy, Weal, Mark J., Heath, Ian, Wills, Gary B. and Crowder, Richard M. (1997) Flexible Interfaces in the Industrial Environment At International Conference Managing Enterprises- Stakeholders, Engineering, Logistics and Achievement (ME-SELA'97) Loughborough, UK.. , 453--460.

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Abstract

The management of information is one of the greatest problems facing industry today. Whilst many firms have introduced computer systems into the office environment, providing access to electronic information on the shop floor to support the manufacturing process is a much more complex problem. This paper looks at the application of open hypermedia systems to the development of information systems to support the manufacturing process. A particular focus of the work was the development of an interface that was easy to use by engineers on the shop floor whilst still giving them full access to all the maintenance, set-up and fault diagnostic information in the application, and potentially integration with other computing systems in use by the company.

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Published date: July 1997
Venue - Dates: International Conference Managing Enterprises- Stakeholders, Engineering, Logistics and Achievement (ME-SELA'97) Loughborough, UK., 1997-07-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Agents, Interactions & Complexity, Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 250794
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/250794
PURE UUID: f7dd6fd5-092e-4ec4-bde1-598362a5f81c
ORCID for Wendy Hall: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4327-7811
ORCID for Mark J. Weal: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6251-8786
ORCID for Gary B. Wills: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088

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Date deposited: 02 Nov 2000
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:33

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