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Design and Implementation of a Distributed Information System for Collaborative Product Development

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Teresa Wu, Nan Xie

Department of Industrial Engineering, Arizona State University, PO Box 875906, Tempe, AZ 85287-5906

Jennifer Blackhurst

Department of Business Management, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7229, Raleigh, NC 27695-7229

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 4(4), 281-293 (Jan 04, 2005) (13 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1814385 History: Received March 30, 2004; Revised September 16, 2004; Online January 04, 2005
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Three distributed information system frameworks for CPD
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VE4PD system architecture
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An abstract of the VE4PD information/knowledge base
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The abstract of VE4PD system sequence diagram
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VE4PD system implementation and deployment
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VE4PD web server for the collaborative product development. Part I: Product development project initialization, Part II: Information retrieved from project and design evaluation, and Part III: Project design parameter and file update.
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(a) VE4PD remote-client for the collaborative product development. Part I: Remote-client download from VE4PD server, Part II: VE4PD remote-client initialization, Part III: Configure and start VE4PD remote-client, Part IV: VE4PD remote-client catch the notice form VE4PD server; (b) Part V: Through VE4PD remote-client update design, Part VI: Information consistency detection, and Part VII: Comparing two versions of the design and related parameters.

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