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Crowdsourcing solutions to 2D irregular strip packing problems from Internet workers

Journal Article
Vasantha, G. V., Jagadeesan, A. P., Corney, J. R., Lynn, A., & Agrawal, A. (2016)
Crowdsourcing solutions to 2D irregular strip packing problems from Internet workers. International Journal of Production Research, 54(14), 4104-4125. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2015.1102355
Many industrial processes require the nesting of 2D profiles prior to the cutting, or stamping, of components from raw sheet material. Despite decades of sustained academic ef...

A Knowledge Flow Model to Capture Unstructured Product Development Processes: A Knowledge Flow Model

Journal Article
Vasantha, G. V. A., Chakrabarti, A., & Corney, J. (2016)
A Knowledge Flow Model to Capture Unstructured Product Development Processes: A Knowledge Flow Model. Knowledge and Process Management, 23(2), 91-109. https://doi.org/10.1002/kpm.1501
Product knowledge emerges from day‐to‐day, ubiquitous interactions executed by engineers. Types of interaction and their associated influence on knowledge activities are often...

Towards crowdsourcing spatial manufacturing tasks from rural India

Conference Proceeding
Vasantha, G., Corney, J., Jagadeeshan, A., Lynn, A., Acur Bakir, N., Smith, M., & Agrawal, A. (2014)
Towards crowdsourcing spatial manufacturing tasks from rural India. In F. Rehman, N. Woodfine, & R. Marasini (Eds.), Advance in Manufacturing Technology XXVIII: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research
Many tasks involving production software that involve spatial reasoning can only produce "good" rather than optimum solutions. It is frequently possible for humans to improve ...

Challenges and opportunities in transforming laser system industry to deliver integrated product and service offers

Conference Proceeding
Vasantha, G., Roy, R., & Corney, J. (2014)
Challenges and opportunities in transforming laser system industry to deliver integrated product and service offers. In H. Afsarmanesh, & L. M. Camarinha-Matos (Eds.), Collaborative Systems for Smart Networked Environments, 127-134. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-44745-1_12
Laser system industry is a complex network entity that includes laser component manufacturer, laser manufacturer, system integrator, laser job shop, laser process developer an...

Relative energy consumption of low-cost 3D printers

Conference Proceeding
Walls, S., Corney, J., & Vasantha, G. (2014)
Relative energy consumption of low-cost 3D printers. In F. Rehman, N. Woodfine, & R. Marasini (Eds.), Advance in Manufacturing Technology XXVIII: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research
The potential of low cost, 3D printing to support distributed manufacture in remote, rural communities has been noted by several observers. However the economic practicality o...

A manufacturing framework for capability-based product-service systems design

Journal Article
Gokula Vijaykumar, A. V., Komoto, H., Hussain, R., Roy, R., Tomiyama, T., Evans, S., …Williams, S. (2013)
A manufacturing framework for capability-based product-service systems design. Journal of Remanufacturing, 3(1), 1-32. https://doi.org/10.1186/2210-4690-3-8
Manufacturers aim to design product-service systems (PSS) which integrate services with products to attain sustained competitive advantage from a life cycle perspective. PSS d...

Influences of design tools on the original and redesign processes

Journal Article
Annamalai Vasantha, G. V., Chakrabarti, A., Rout, B. K., & Corney, J. (2014)
Influences of design tools on the original and redesign processes. International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation, 2(1), 20-50. https://doi.org/10.1080/21650349.2013.839076
Concept generation plays a vital role in establishing a broader foundation in the design process to create novel products. In the globalized, collaborative, designing scenario...

IPS2 Design Process: A Comparative Study between Literature and Industrial Approaches

Book Chapter
Annamalai Vasantha, G. V., Hussain, R., Roy, R., & Erkoyuncu, J. A. (2013)
IPS2 Design Process: A Comparative Study between Literature and Industrial Approaches. In Y. Shimomura, & K. Kimita (Eds.), The Philosopher's Stone for Sustainability, (411-416). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-32847-3_69
Although the merits of Industrial product-service systems (IPS2) have been widely reported in the literature, the methodologies currently used to design IPS2 are not yet matur...

A framework to inform PSS Conceptual Design by using system-in-use data

Journal Article
Hussain, R., Lockett, H., & Annamalai Vasantha, G. V. (2012)
A framework to inform PSS Conceptual Design by using system-in-use data. Computers in Industry, 63(4), 319-327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compind.2012.02.013
Both the Product-Service System (PSS) literature and industry express a need to close the design loop by using product-in-use data to inform PSS Conceptual Design. Nevertheles...

Advances in designing product-service systems

Journal Article
Vasantha, G. V. A., Roy, R., & Corney, J. R. (2015)
Advances in designing product-service systems. Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, 95, 429-448
Product-Service Systems (PSS) have emerged as a class of hybrid business models that have evolved particular relevance to enterprises operating in a resource-efficient, circul...