A New Approach to Routing of Advanced Flexible Manufacturing Shopfloor
This paper presents a new routing method for advanced flexible manufacturing shopfloor by combining a new Petri net model with a new evolution based hybrid algorithm. The approach embodies the notion of global optimization and thus makes it easier for the new PN to interface with global optimization algorithms. Finally, simulation results show that the proposed method is effective, practical and worthy of more-depth investigations.
Kai Cheng, Yingxue Yao and Liang Zhou
T. He et al., "A New Approach to Routing of Advanced Flexible Manufacturing Shopfloor", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 10-12, pp. 104-108, 2008