The use and development of computer systems that are able to learn and adapt without following explicit instructions, by using algorithms and statistical models to analyse and draw inferences from patterns in data.
Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
Commonly referred to as MES, manufacturing execution systems serve as the intermediary between a business system and a manufacturer's plant floor control equipment.
Metrology is the science of measuring and characterising tiny structures and materials, and there are a number of tools and technologies within this category.
Mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) is the state-of-the-art mathematical framework for the optimization of processes and systems.