Innovative Production Machines and Systems: Fourth I*PROMS Virtual International Conference, 1-14 July 2008

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It continues to build on the three previous outstandingly successful conferences, attracting over 300 authors from 30 countries across five continents. There were over 3000 registered delegates and guests from 98 countries participated, making it a truly global phenomenon. This volume of 100 papers provides an invaluable state of the technology review and assessment, enabling readers to appreciate developments and potential in a number of exciting fields. It is a focal point for access to information from researchers and industrial practitioners in the field of intelligent systems and soft computing techniques and their application in diverse areas within manufacturing.