Agent reactive scheduling in an automated manufacturing environment

  • US 6,968,248 B1
  • Filed: 06/13/2005
  • Issued: 11/22/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/30/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for scheduling in an automated manufacturing environment, comprising:

  • automatically detecting an occurrence of a predetermined event in an integrated, automated process flow;

    automatically notifying a software scheduling agent of the occurrence; and

    reactively scheduling an action from the software scheduling agent responsive to the detection of the predetermined event.

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