Goran Putnik

Goran Putnik
University of Minho · Departamento de Produção e Sistemas (DPS)

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Distributed manufacturing systems have become consensus, particularly networked manufacturing systems (NMS) owing to its flexible and adaptable nature in response to customized requirements. Highlighting of functions in NMS and their integration with recent key enabling technologies i.e., Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Internet of Thing...
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Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) are fundamental in Industry 4.0 and manufacturing research communities, and research and technologies organizations (RTO) are keen to implement CPS laboratories. Due to the strong investment in these laboratories, it is unfordable the investment in CPS laboratories. This paper proposes a CPS architecture based on Open D...
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The evolution of society is related to industrial revolutions. Revolutions are catalytic, disruptive, and transformative phenomena that change and interact with several systems. Industrial revolutions depend on changes in technological paradigms and require the participation of people. They are not only created with individual political intentions...
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Industry 4.0 emerges as a tool to help organizations manage. Often identified with the Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems, Industry 4.0 appears as a solution to many of the difficulties plaguing manufacturing. The history of management theories, e.g. by Taylor, Fayol, or Simon, shows that deterministic solutions do not ensure the permane...
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Although digitization in the manufacturing industry has been going on for some years, the recent COVID-19 pandemic helped reveal a number of bottlenecks and challenges that still need to be overcome. Joint ongoing research by a number of European Universities aimed at developing a systematic training framework on Industry 4.0 happened to be perform...
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A contribution to the definition of Collaborative Engineering (ColE), together with the definition itself, are presented. The need for a more rigorous definition is due to the fact that the Collaborative Engineering (ColE) definitions in literature within the so-called “classical” discourse in fact could be reduced to the Concurrent Engineering (CE...
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A review of organisational forms for implementation and operation of Collaborative Engineering following the Collaborative Engineering organizational and management models based on complexity and semiotics frameworks, is presented. These forms are mainly the forms of communities, which are intentionally created for the purpose of Collaborative engi...
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This paper aims to present a concept test for an alternative refrigerant gas leak detection method, to be used in air conditioning manufacturing processes, in order to increase confidence in retaining products with gas leak in the factory, minimizing human interference in the test. To analyse the proposed solution, experimentation cycles were condu...
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The paper presents two original and innovative contributions: 1) the model of machine learning (ML) based approach for predictive maintenance in manufacturing system based on machine status indications only, and 2) semi-Double-loop machine learning based intelligent Cyber-Physical System (I-CPS) architecture as a higher-level environment for ML bas...
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Complex systems consist of multiple machines that are designed with a certain extent of redundancy to control any unanticipated events. The productivity of complex systems is highly affected by unexpected simultaneous machine failures due to overrunning of machines, improper maintenance, and natural characteristics. We proposed realistic configurat...
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Integrated process planning and scheduling in networked manufacturing systems plays a crucial role nowadays and in the forthcoming context of Industry 4.0 to enable effective and efficient decisions, and to improve the business market, based on collaboration, along with computer-based distributed manufacturing and management functions. In this pape...
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In many discourses, popular as well as scientific, it is suggested that the “massive” use of Artificial Intelligence (AI), including Machine Learning (ML), and reaching the point of “singularity” through so-called Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), and Artificial Super-Intelligence (ASI), will completely exclude humans from decision making, res...
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Sustainability in project management is an emerging and evolving field of study, in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Sustainability in project management is immersed in many goals and targets, and is also echoed in many other goals and targets. In this sense, the goal of this research was to analyse how to incorporate sustainability iss...
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Research on flexible unit systems (FUS) with the context of descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analysis have remarkably progressed in recent times, being now reinforced in the current Industry 4.0 era with the increased focus on integration of distributed and digitalized systems. In the existing literature, most of the work focused on the in...
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Due to pressing demand for the quality of care and to maximize the patient satisfaction, traditional scheduling may not cater the needs of patient’s accessibility for mitigating the patient tardiness and social effects. This paper addresses, patient appointment scheduling problem (PASP) in a radiology department in southern India, as a case study....
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Online shopping is nowadays is a highly frequent action but there are several critical factors that have to be considered for enabling websites and platforms to be able to offer all necessary requisites for guaranteeing user friendly, secure and also enjoyable shopping experiences to clients, offering them exactly what they expect to buy, and quick...
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The development in the past decade of Industry 4.0 technologies has brought many new opportunities to manufacturers. The increased digitization of manufacturing operations has led to new modes of production and product development. This digitization has also increased the quantity of sensorial data which is easily available and which can be used to...
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The selection of the resources system (SRS) is an important element in the integration/project of Agile/Virtual Enterprises (A/V E) because its performance is dependent of this selection, and even of its creation. However, it remains a difficult matter to solve because is still a very complex and uncertain problem. We propose that using Value Analy...
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Production scheduling can be affected by many disturbances in the manufacturing system, and consequently, the feasible schedules previously defined became obsolete. Emerging of new technologies associated with Industry 4.0, such as Cyber-Physical Production Systems, as a paradigm of implementation of control and support in decision making, should e...
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In many discourses, popular, but in scientific as well, it is suggested that the "massive" use of Artificial Intelligence, including Machine Learning, and reaching the point of ‘singularity’ through so-called Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), and Artificial Super-Intelligence (ASI), will completely exclude humans from decision making, resultin...
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In this paper a scheduling meta-model is proposed for supporting hybrid collaboration, regarding machine-machine and human-machine scheduling interactions, based on a scheduling ontology. The utilization of the proposed scheduling ontology-based meta-model is illustrated through an example, which is further analysed, and some main features and adva...
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Social network analysis (SNA) is a widely studied research topic, which has been increasingly applied for solving different kinds of problems, including industrial manufacturing ones. This paper focuses on the application of SNA to an industrial plant layout problem. The study aims at analysing the importance of using SNA techniques to study the im...
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Social network analysis (SNA) is a widely studied research topic, which has been increasingly applied for solving different kinds of problems, including industrial manufacturing ones. This paper focuses on the application of SNA to an industrial plant layout problem. The study aims at analysing the importance of using SNA techniques to study the im...
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As the wide use of various smart sensors in the manufacturing environment, traditional factories have been upgraded and transformed into an intelligent level. Smart manufacturing factory thus has been enabled by some advanced technologies, such as Internet of Things (IoT) which could facilitate production operations and decision-makings on the one...
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Various companies choose to outsource the delivery of part of their services, so as not to deviate from its core business and improve the service level. This approach leads to a new type of organizations, so-called networked and virtual enterprises, where possibly a great number of companies work together without having direct contact but through a...
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Decision support visualization tools provide insights for solving problems by displaying data in an interactive, graphical format. Such tools can be effective for supporting decision-makers in finding new opportunities and in measuring decision outcomes. In this study, was used a visualization tool capable of handling multivariate time series for s...
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Abstract: This research evaluates IRCA registered auditors’ perspectives of the added value of ISO 9001:2015 to the organizations that adopt it and are certified accordingly, bringing a more independent perspective than previous studies based on quality managers or consultants' views. Supported by a worldwide survey among IRCA registered auditors a...
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Value analysis methodology uses a structured and methodical job plan contemplating several steps to ensure success in its application. This paper intends to perspective the potential of value analysis application, namely in the furniture industry. To draw conclusions of this potential a case study was developed at an IKEA factory in Portugal. To ch...
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Goal: The main goal of this research is to analyse the behaviour of a set of ten lot-sizing methods applied to different application scenarios, within the context of more traditional MRP-based manufacturing environments and on JIT/ Kanbans oriented ones. Design/Methodology/Approach: After an extended literature review, a quantitative research meth...
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Organizations, to achieve their mission and create value, need to measure and improve their business and process performance. The application of sound methodologies and tools can lead to an enhanced implementation of business strategies (Bititci et al., 2015), and improved performance (Neely 2005; Franco-Santos, Lucianetti and Bourne 2012). However...
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Nowadays, Lean Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, and Sustainability are important concerns for the companies and in a general way for the society, principally, the influence of the two production philosophies, Lean Manufacturing and Industry 4.0, in the three main pillars of sustainability: economic, environmental, and social. According to the literatur...
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Complex systems in a work cell often consist of multiple units to process the manufacturingfunctions effectively for achieving the desired objectives. All manufacturing work cells are familiar with manyunforeseeable events, for instance machine down time and scheduled maintenance. In fact, every configurationnaturally exhibits some level of redunda...
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This work presents an investigation on Wire Electric Discharge Machining (WEDM) of Pure Titanium (Grade-2). Pure Titanium and its alloys are the most suitable metallic materials for biomedical applications. In health care, they are used for implant devices like knee and hip implants, fixing materials for bones like nails and screws, and in the oral...
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Technology adoption play significant role for good healthcare services. It is very important to understand and identify the requirements and perceptions of hospital employees for the implementation of technology in their work place. This study determines the impact of performance expectancy, effort expectancy and social influence on behavioural int...
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Objective of Tiphys project is building an Open Networked Platform for the learning of Industry 4.0 themes. The project will create a Virtual Reality (VR) platform, where users will be able to design and create a VR based environment for training and simulating industrial processes but they will be able to study and select among a set of models in...
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The domain of Production Planning and Control, or in a broader sence Production Management has been deserving a special and increasing attention by the companies, which intend to continuously achieve better results through continuous improvement, which also fits in the context of Industry 4.0. Companies tend to implement management systems with the...
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Technological development and pressure to meet customer requirements through high productivity and low costs forces companies to be extremely flexible and efficient. For this purpose, many organizations have been adopting continuous improvement strategy which promotes constant insertion of small incremental improvements and better results in regard...
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Learning material co-creation infrastructure implies adoption of new features such as Education 3.0 paradigm, social network-based organization of the education process, procedures/protocols for sharing elements of teaching material, advanced information and communication technologies, collaborative management involving both professors and students...
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Experiential learning model for acquiring skills on CAD Systems interoperability, using the Social Networked-based Education model and the Learning Factory platform, is presented. The experiential learning leads students to acquire knowledge on CAD Systems interoperability through the principle of “Project-first, just-in-time principles”. The exper...
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Open Design (OD) is characterized as fast-growing community-based generative process, that is supported in a digital repository or platform, in order to develop a specific topic area or field. Many examples of OD are available nowadays, from software (probably the most common) to hardware, and from science and technology to business. One of the mos...
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One of the major obstacles for cities to achieve sustainability is the problems related to urban freight transport. Freight transport operations in urban areas are usually carried out by private companies (freight operators and carriers), using public infrastructure, governed by regulations and implemented and monitored by public authorities. In mo...
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A contribution to the definitions of Sequential Engineering (SeqE), Simultaneous Engineering (SE), Concurrent Engineering (CE), and Collaborative Engineering (ColE) is presented. The need for contribution to better clarification of the referred engineering and design concepts, and approaches, is because there are identified many problems in definit...
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Many of the developments started by social initiatives (bottom-up), others are induced by policies (top-down) or even by both (social and political). Open Design is mainly characterized as a movement generated by and for the community but could also be nourished by private/associative initiatives with the community support, and could be encourage b...
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Cyber-physical systems are often misunderstood to be just any embedded systems. The real cyber-physical system should have both physical and digital (computational-communication-control) parts inter-connected in each part and process, and the system itself should have the capacity to change its own behaviour to adapt to changing requirements. This...
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The evolution of society can be related to industrial revolutions. Revolutions are disruptive and transformative phenomena that change and interact with several systems. Industrial revolutions depend on changes in scientific, and mostly technological, paradigms and require people's participation. They are not only created with individual political...
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Each time a relevant proposal occurs, existing perspectives, concepts or fundamentals are confronted by emergent ones. The Industry 4.0 and its promoted production control systems based on Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), made splash new potentials for the binomial human and technology (equipments and its settings). Several authors explore the envisag...
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Cyber-Physical Production Systems (CPPS) are inherent to i4.0 to enhance actual manufacturing system control and management processes, and, consequently, the decision making process. This paper presents research on the influence of decision making duration time in CPPS on manufacturing system performance, for different scheduling paradigms. Differe...
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Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) establish an interdependency between the physical world and the cyber world. When considering a real world setup, CPS will receive a considerable input from the physical world that demands a timely response. Without the computer capacity to handle the input data, a CPS will not be able to react in a very short term to c...
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Embracing agility brings change to companies and everyone involved, so people have a fundamental role in project development. It is essential that teams have a good communication, motivation and concern about quality and client satisfaction, Agile Manufacturing is using Agile Project Management to provide the right team to performance difficult tas...
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Technological evolutions lead to changes in production processes; the Fourth Industrial Revolution has been called Industry 4.0, as it integrates Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things into supply chains. Large complex networks are the core structure of Industry 4.0: any node in a network can demand a task, which can be answered by one n...
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The aim of this paper is to provide insight into quantitative analysis of articles about augmented reality (AR), with the purpose to give a clearer view for future study to young researchers. In addition, potential of AR is perceived from a young researcher’s point of view with the same purpose. The authors conducted a comprehensive analysis of num...
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Accepted: 9 September 2018 Recent rapid developments in information and network technology have profoundly influenced manufacturing research and its application. However, the product's functionality and complexity of the manufacturing environments are intensifying, and organizations need to sustain the advantage of huge competitiveness in the marke...
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The purpose of the development and implementation of models, methods and tools for intelligent decision support is to improve effectiveness and efficiency in collaborative management through the optimization and enhancement of supply chain and networked manufacturing processes. One of the biggest problems arising in the context of engineering and i...
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Collaborative environments today are very successful when used in multiplayer games and for meetings organizing, which gives an idea to explore its potentials in remotely controlled decentralized manufacturing. This survey is based on the experiment that involved 34 small collaborative groups including 68 students in Serbia, that have used the inte...
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Globalisation and increased competition pushes companies to grow outside political and geographical boundaries, frequently forcing them to increase product diversification and optimise their relation with potential and effective partners and customers. In this scenario, implementing agile collaboration networks with business partners is a requireme...
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Supplier selection problem is a multi-criteria decision-making problem that involves both quantitative and qualitative criteria. Typically, supplier selection decisions require a preliminary stage where pool of suppliers are initially screened to select potential set of suppliers for further evaluation and select the optimal supplier. This prelimin...
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The adoption of forecasting approaches such as the multiplicative Holt-Winters (MHW) model is preferred in business, especially for the prediction of future events having seasonal and other causal variations. However, in the MHW model the initial values of the time-series parameters and smoothing constants are incorporated by a recursion process to...
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With the expeditious growth of unstructured massive data on the World Wide Web (WWW), more advanced tools, techniques, methods, and approaches for information organization and retrieval are desired. Text mining is one such approach to achieve the above mentioned demand. One of the main text mining applications is how to classify data presented by d...
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With the recent development of weblogs and social networks, many supplier industries share their data on different websites and weblogs. Even the Small-to-Medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the manufacturing sector (as well as non-manufacturing sector) are rapidly strengthening their web presence in order to improve their visibility, customer reach...
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Globalisation and increased competition pushes companies to grow outside political and geographical boundaries, frequently forcing them to increase product diversification and optimise their relation with potential and effective partners and customers. In this scenario, implementing agile collaboration networks with business partners is a requireme...
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The problem of sequencing jobs on a single machine to minimize total cost (earliness and tardiness) is nowadays not just important due to traditional concerns but also due to its importance in the context of Collaborative Networked Organizations and Virtual Enterprises, where precision about promptly responses to customers’ requests, along with oth...
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The terminology and semantics concerning process plans, operations, orders, jobs and tasks are unfortunately not used in a canonical way, and many times there is misunderstandings, confusion or even ignorance of the relationships between the terms, among the practitioners and students. This paper contributes to clarification of basic canonical defi...