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Table 5 Areas in manufacturing [16]

From: Big data in manufacturing: a systematic mapping study

Classification Description
Design Research focusing on the design of product for manufacturing activities.
Process and Planning Research focusing on all aspects of process and planning, with a core emphasis on the reduction of waste and the increase of output yielded.
Quality Management Research focusing on quality management in manufacturing environments.
Maintenance and Diagnosis Research focusing on the health of machinery in manufacturing operations, ranging from predictive maintenance, to real-time diagnostics.
Scheduling Research focusing on the scheduling, management and optimisation of activities and processes in manufacturing environments.
Control Research focusing on the control, management and optimisation of operations and processes in manufacturing environments.
Environment, Health and Safety Research focusing on the factors relating to the environment, energy, as well as health and safety.
Virtual Manufacturing Research focusing on the realisation of virtual factories and processes.