Intelligent Applications in a Material World Select Papers from IPMM-2001: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Intelligent Applications in a Material World Select Papers from IPMM-2001

1st Edition

By John A. Meech

CRC Press

952 pages

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Hardback: 9780849314933
pub: 2002-11-18

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Intelligence in a Materials World contains 87 refereed papers selected from those presented at the Third International Conference on Intelligent Processing and Manufacturing of Materials. The contents span the full scope of the field of materials production and manufacturing from all parts of the world. The focus of this book is on practical applications of intelligent hardware and software. Topics include:

New Intelligent Software Methods and Models

Production of Raw Materials

Biologically-Inspired Systems

Simulation and Design of New Materials

Atomistic and Electronic Modeling

Web-based Design

Metrology and Instrumentation

Intelligent Manufacturing Systems

Agent-based Large-Scale System Simulation

Environmental Systems

Planning and Scheduling

Applications in Space Exploration

Financial Transactions

Materials Forming

Rolling and Sheet Metal Systems

Machining and Finishing Processes

Language Recognition and Communication

Cross-Disciplinary Research

This book is an essential reference tool for individuals interested in applying state-of-the-art artificial Intelligence and its related modeling methods within areas that deal with materials production and manufacturing, from raw materials and ore to final consumer products.

IPMM is an organization of over 400 individuals from over 45 countries who come together every two years to share in new ideas and applications that use intelligence (artificial or otherwise) to achieve new designs, novel planning methods, improved system optimization techniques, advanced process control or monitoring methods in different fields dealing with material science and engineering.


…. a highly unusual work in its field….a forward-looking and authoritative answer (on how) machine intelligence (is) being employed….in the world of materials.

- Lotfi Zadeh

About the Author

Meech\, John A.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering