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Monitoring and Visualisation Approach for Collaboration Production Line Environments: A Case Study in Aircraft Assembly
Ilkka Niskanen, Julia Kantorovitch, Jerome Golenzer
Pages - 35 - 50     |    Revised - 15-05-2012     |    Published - 20-06-2012
Volume - 3   Issue - 2    |    Publication Date - May / June 2012  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Collaboration, Productive Lines, Workflow, Monitoring, Visualization
ABSTRACT
In this paper, a tool, called SPMonitor, to monitor and visualize of run-time execution productive processes is proposed. SPMonitor enables dynamically visualizing and monitoring workflows running in a system. It displays versatile information about currently executed workflows providing better understanding about processes and the general functionality of the domain. Moreover, SPMonitor enhances cooperation between different stakeholders by offering extensive communication and problem solving features that allow actors concerned to react more efficiently to different anomalies that may occur during a workflow execution. The ideas discussed are validated through the study of real case related to airbus assembly lines.
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Mr. Ilkka Niskanen
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland - Finland
ilkka.niskanen@vtt.fi
Dr. Julia Kantorovitch
- Finland
Dr. Jerome Golenzer
- France