Fuzzy Filtering of Sensors Signals in Manufacturing Systems with Time Constraints

Anis M’halla, Nabil Jerbi, Simon Collart Dutilleul, Etienne Craye, Mohamed Benrejeb


The presented work is dedicated to the supervision of manufacturing job-shops with time constraints. Such systems have a robustness property towards time disturbances. The main contribution of this paper is a fuzzy filtering approach of sensors signals integrating the robustness values. This new approach integrates a classic filtering mechanism of sensors signals and fuzzy logic techniques. The strengths of these both techniques are taken advantage of the avoidance of control freezing and the capability of fuzzy systems to deal with imprecise information by using fuzzy rules. Finally, to demonstrate the effectiveness and accuracy of this new approach, an example is depicted. The results show that the fuzzy approach allows keeping on producing, but in a degraded mode, while providing the guarantees of quality and safety based on expert knowledge integration.


Alarm filtering, fuzzy logic, symptoms generation, robustness, time constraints, manufacturing

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