An Introduction to Cloud Design


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The world is changing and the science and technology are making progress. Internet of Things is raging like a storm, and cloud manufacture is an invisible net preventing all escape. Changing the world, when conditions are ripe, success will come, which calls forth the idea of cloud design. This paper discusses the concept and theory of cloud design, which is a design framework empowered by advanced technologies including cloud computing. Cloud design is a modern design concept and methodology, and is the future of modern industrial design. The science and technology foundation of cloud design includes design, cloud manufacturing, internet of things, cloud computing, computer aided industrial design (CAID) , engineering, aesthetics, psychology, ergonomics, ontology and philosophy. The service system of cloud design consists of service, operational platform and resource. Its key technologies concern resource deployment, service management, resource provider/user management, and security. This paper also outlines the procedure and preliminary conclusion of the application of cloud design, gives direction and lays foundation for the follow-up research and development. As cloud design is new, this paper tries motivate researchers to come forward and contribute in various ways.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 591-593)

Edited by:

Liangchi Zhang, Chunliang Zhang, Jeng-Haur Horng and Zichen Chen




J. X. Lu et al., "An Introduction to Cloud Design", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 591-593, pp. 163-168, 2012

Online since:

November 2012




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