Neuro-inspired Framework for Cognitive Manufacturing Control


  • Ioan Dumitrache
  • Simona Iuliana Caramihai
  • Dragos Constantin Popescu
  • Mihnea Alexandru Moisescu
  • Ioan Stefan Sacala



Perception, Internet of Things, Control Architecture, Bio-inspired manufacturing control


There are currently certain categories of manufacturing enterprises whose structure, organization and operating context have an extremely high degree of complexity, especially due to the way in which their various components interact and influence each other. For them, a series of paradigms have been developed, including intelligent manufacturing, smart manufacturing, cognitive manufacturing; which are based equally on information and knowledge management, management and interpretation of data flows and problem solving approaches. This work presents a new vision regarding the evolution of the future enterprise based on concepts and attributes acquired from the field of biology. Our approach addresses in a systemic manner the structural, functional, and behavioral aspects of the enterprise, seen as a complex dynamic system. In this article we are proposing an architecture and management methodology based on the human brain, where the problem solving is achieved by Perception — Memory — Learning and Behavior Generation mechanisms. In order to support the design of such an architecture and to allow a faster learning process, a software modeling and simulation platform was developed and is briefly presented.


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