The impact of electronics and information technology on the future trends and application of CIM technologies

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    CIM technologies are not mature technologies, and therefore technological factors will still influence the application possibilities of CIM as well as the efficiency and performance of manufacturing technologies. Electronics and information technologies have been and will be one of the technological driving forces of manufacturing change. This paper analyzes the impact of future trends in electronics and information technologies on the technological efficiency and the cost of different CIM technologies and their applications.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)231-260
    JournalTechnological Forecasting and Social Change
    Issue number2-3
    Publication statusPublished - 1989
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


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