Published in Proceedings of Rensselaer's Second International Conference on Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Troy, NY, May 21, 1990, pages 86-91.
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Sema Alptekin was affiliated with the University of Missouri - Rolla. Currently, August 2008, she is Professor of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering and Director of the University Honors Program at California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo .
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/CIM.1990.128077.
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