Title: Editorial: A brief overview of artificial intelligence applications in machining

Authors: Ramon Quiza, Rogelio Hecker, J. Paulo Davim

Addresses: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Matanzas, Autopista a Varadero, km 3½, Matanzas 44740, Cuba. ' School of Engineering, National University of La Pampa, General Pico, LP, 6360, Argentina. ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Campus Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal

Abstract: A brief overview of the main applications of AI in machining is carried out. This does not claim to be and exhaustive review but a simple outline of current state-of-the art and future trend in this branch. In accordance with this, only review papers or very representative and recent works are cited.

Keywords: AI; artificial intelligence; intelligent machining; intelligent manufacturing; process monitoring; process control; modelling; cutting optimisation; process optimisatioN; process planning; intelligent CAPP.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMMM.2010.034505

International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, 2010 Vol.8 No.1/2, pp.1 - 5

Published online: 05 Aug 2010 *

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