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Object-oriented design of an assembly sequence planner
Author(s): Kasilingam Periyasamy; Wen Hu
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Paper Abstract

There are several algorithms proposed in the literature for planning the sequence of tasks performed during the assembly of a mechanical part. All these algorithms are functional in the sense that they concentrate on the functionalities to be implemented. In this paper, an object- oriented approach is used in developing such an algorithm. The relational (functional) AND- OR graph generation algorithm by Homem-de-Mello and Sanderson is taken as the basis for the new approach. The equivalence of the object-oriented model to the functional model is informally justified by showing that the AND-OR graph generated is the same in both the approaches. Advantages of using object-oriented approach are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2620, International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing, (28 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.217476
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Kasilingam Periyasamy, Univ. of Manitoba (Canada)
Wen Hu, Univ. of Manitoba (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2620:
International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing

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