“A field study of the industrial modeling process”

Authors: Bjarne A. Foss, B. Lohmann and W. Marquardt,
Affiliation: NTNU, Department of Engineering Cybernetics and RWTH Aachen
Reference: 1998, Vol 19, No 3, pp. 153-174.

Keywords: Predictive control, hybrid control, logic design

Abstract: This paper analyzes the modeling process by means of a field study in the chemical industries. A diversified set of experienced modelers from two different countries have been interviewed using a case study approach. The interviews focussed on the modeling process. Other issues like life-cycle perspectives and the use of modeling in the process industries were treated as well. The information has been summarized and presented in a structured manner imposing the least possible bias from the authors. Based on the interview information the modeling process is discussed in detail. Further, fundamental research issues are identified, and a research agenda is proposed.

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  author={Foss, Bjarne A. and Lohmann, B. and Marquardt, W.},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}