On STEP-NC and the Complexities of Product Data Integration

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Martin Hardwick

RPI, Troy, NY 12180 President STEP Tools, Inc.

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 4(1), 60-67 (Mar 23, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1641188 History: Received August 01, 2003; Revised November 01, 2003; Online March 23, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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