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Identifying the Role of Manufacturing Execution Systems in the IS Landscape: A Convergence of Multiple Types of Application Functionalities

Waschull, S., Wortmann, J. C. & Bokhorst, J. A. C., 1-Sep-2019, Advances in Production Management Systems. Towards Smart Production Management Systems: IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2019. Ameri, F., Stecke, K. E., von Cieminski, G. & Kiritsis, D. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 502-510 9 p. (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; vol. 567).

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APA

Waschull, S., Wortmann, J. C., & Bokhorst, J. A. C. (2019). Identifying the Role of Manufacturing Execution Systems in the IS Landscape: A Convergence of Multiple Types of Application Functionalities. In F. Ameri, K. E. Stecke, G. von Cieminski, & D. Kiritsis (Eds.), Advances in Production Management Systems. Towards Smart Production Management Systems: IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2019 (pp. 502-510). (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; Vol. 567). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29996-5_58

Author

Waschull, S. ; Wortmann, J. C. ; Bokhorst, J. A.C. / Identifying the Role of Manufacturing Execution Systems in the IS Landscape : A Convergence of Multiple Types of Application Functionalities. Advances in Production Management Systems. Towards Smart Production Management Systems: IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2019. editor / Farhad Ameri ; Kathryn E. Stecke ; Gregor von Cieminski ; Dimitris Kiritsis. Cham : Springer, 2019. pp. 502-510 (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology).

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Waschull, S, Wortmann, JC & Bokhorst, JAC 2019, Identifying the Role of Manufacturing Execution Systems in the IS Landscape: A Convergence of Multiple Types of Application Functionalities. in F Ameri, KE Stecke, G von Cieminski & D Kiritsis (eds), Advances in Production Management Systems. Towards Smart Production Management Systems: IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2019. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol. 567, Springer, Cham, pp. 502-510, IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems, APMS 2019, Austin, United States, 01/09/2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29996-5_58

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Identifying the Role of Manufacturing Execution Systems in the IS Landscape : A Convergence of Multiple Types of Application Functionalities. / Waschull, S.; Wortmann, J. C.; Bokhorst, J. A.C.

Advances in Production Management Systems. Towards Smart Production Management Systems: IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2019. ed. / Farhad Ameri; Kathryn E. Stecke; Gregor von Cieminski; Dimitris Kiritsis. Cham : Springer, 2019. p. 502-510 (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; Vol. 567).

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Vancouver

Waschull S, Wortmann JC, Bokhorst JAC. Identifying the Role of Manufacturing Execution Systems in the IS Landscape: A Convergence of Multiple Types of Application Functionalities. In Ameri F, Stecke KE, von Cieminski G, Kiritsis D, editors, Advances in Production Management Systems. Towards Smart Production Management Systems: IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2019. Cham: Springer. 2019. p. 502-510. (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29996-5_58


BibTeX

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