Chapter . An Object-Oriented Framework for Intelligent Product Manuals

C. Pasantonopoulos, S. S. Dimov, R. M. Setchi

Manufacturing Engineering Centre, Cardiff University, Queen’s Buildings, Cardiff CF24 3AA, UK

Abstract

In this paper, an Object-Oriented Framework for the generation of electronic technical manuals is presented. First the problem of documentation generation is discussed. The lack of infrastructure and its effect on the documentation development cycle is then analysed. The need for an Object-Oriented framework that will increase the productivity and will ensure a better information system quality is explained. Furthermore, the technologies enabling the development of systems for generating documentation are outlined, and the system ...

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