IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - The evolution of automation in the 21st century

Proceedings of NORTHCON'93 Electrical and Electronics Convention

Author(s): McKown, C.G.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1993
Conference Location: Portland, OR, USA
Conference Date: 12 October 1993
Page(s): 2 - 4
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-9972-2
DOI: 10.1109/NORTHC.1993.505022
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The history of automation since the Industrial Revolution is briefly outlined. A shift to order-based production and flexibility is noted. 2 key issues for the 21st. century are discussed;... View More

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