Impact of Adequate Knowledge Model on Bottom-Line

Basel Alsayyed Ahmad

Abstract


As the competition is getting fiercer, smarter knowledge representation is needed to keep our bottom line un-compromised. With the so much outsourcing of jobs, more of our youth are going away from studying and/or training in manufacturing. Unless more is done immediately, this will hit the whole manufacturing community with lack of expertise and less people with the "know how" skills to keep our manufacturing prospering. In this paper advantages of an adequate knowledge modeling are highlighted. Ontology will be used as a platform for modeling the accumulated knowledge in manufacturing. A meta model will be built to capture the manufacturing knowledge in an easy to use and maintain model. A turning process is selected to model the knowledge needed for it in an ontology model.


Keywords


knowledge modeling, ontology, process modeling, CAD/CAM, CIM

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