Flexible manufacturing systems: An investigation for research and applications

A. Gunasekaran, T. Martikainen, P. Yli-Olli

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Flexible Manufacturing System(s) (FMS) have already proved their great success in a large number of manufacturing industries. Realising the importance of FMS in increasing productivity and quality, an attempt has been made in this paper to review the literature available on FMS with the objective to identify the applications of existing FMS models and future research directions in the areas of FMS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-26
Number of pages26
JournalEuropean Journal of Operational Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 2 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Information Systems and Management


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