Integration needs and consistency evaluation for requirement analysis in CIM development

Kayaligil, S
Hashemipour, M
Computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) offers many unprecedented opportunities, but also unique challenges to undertake in getting the existing fully (or even partially) manual applications adapted. These difficulties in general multiply if the transition takes place in SME, especially on the overall company scale. Requirement analysis is the initiation task in such projects, and undoubtably the most critical in getting a useful conceptual model of what to expect at the very end.


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S. Kayaligil and M. Hashemipour, “Integration needs and consistency evaluation for requirement analysis in CIM development,” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY, pp. 145–157, 2001, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: