Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, smart manufacturing, digital factories, etc. are some of the phrases being used today to describe a series of game-changing innovations that are changing the way products are manufactured for ever. Industrial mathematics is at the heart of these innovations. This collection highlights various contributions of mathematical modelling, simulation and optimization (MSO) to digital manufacturing.
Dietmar Hömberg, Joachim Linn, James Gleeson