Soo-Hwa Kim is investigating the affordances of including machines agents that have memory that enable them to make predictions on the incoming workflow as well as store multiple jobs at any one time.
Owen Peckham is investigating the Minimum Viable Information requirements to broker deals between jobs and machines, as well as examining the affordances of including additional information during the brokering process.
The DMF attended the tenth International Conference on Design Cognition and Computing (DCC’22) in Glasgow and received the best poster prize and runner up in the best paper award!
Muhallab Al Ismaily is modelling how a Brokered Additive Manufacturing network could have supported us during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Brokering Additive Manufacturing research group present at the 16th International KES Conference on Agent & Multi-Agent Systems.
The Brokering Additive Manufacturing (BAM) team visit and present at TCT 3SXTY in Birmingham.
The Brokering Addtive Manufacturing team are looking for AM industry members to contribute in their characterisation of UK AM.
n April, BAM project members Jennifer Johns and Kautsar Ramli attended MACH Conference 2022 at the NEC in Birmingham.
Last week, we put the living lab through is paces through a shakedown test. Four ultimakers were connected to a Local Area Network. Using our browser-based agent client on a laptop also on the network, they were able to broker a connection to the BAM network and start accepting jobs.
We are delighted to announce that the DMF lab will be attending and presenting research at the 55th CIRP conference on manufacturing systems.