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An Auto-Configuration of 4M Group Management Using Wireless Sensor Networks

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The first tier of automotive manufacturers has faced to pressures about move, modify, updating tasks for manufacturing resources in production processes from demand response of production order sequence for motor company and process innovation purpose for productivity. For meets this requirements, it has to require absolutely lead time to re-wiring of physical interface for production equipment, needs for change existing program and test over again. For prepare this constraints, it needs studying an auto-configuration functions that build for both visibility and flexibility based on the 4M (Man, Machine, Material, Method) group management which is supports from WSN (Wireless Sensor Network) of the open embedded device called M2M (Machine to Machine) and major functions of middleware including point manager for real-time device communication, real-time data management, Standard API (Application Program Interface) and application template management. To be application system to RMS (Reconfigurable Manufacturing System) for rapidly response from various orders and model from motor company that is beginning to establishing the mapping of manufacturing resources of 4M using WSN.

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S. Cha, J. Lee, H. Kim, J. Yoo, J. Kang, D. Kim and J. Song, "An Auto-Configuration of 4M Group Management Using Wireless Sensor Networks," Wireless Sensor Network, Vol. 2 No. 5, 2010, pp. 402-410. doi: 10.4236/wsn.2010.24052.


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