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A computer operated controller for controlling and/or monitoring a physical object and a logical abstraction related to the physical object is disclosed. The controller comprises a physical object entity representing the physical object. The physical object entity includes storage for physical-object-specific data and a script describing the behavior of the physical object. The controller further comprises a logical abstraction entity representing the logical abstraction. The logical abstraction entity further includes storage for logical-abstraction-specific data and a script describing the behavior of the logical abstraction.

Title
Workcell controller employing entity-server model for physical objects and logical abstractions
Application Number
7/299283
Publication Number
5014208
Application Date
January 23, 1989
Publication Date
May 7, 1991
Inventor
Charles D Wolfson
Langhorne
PA, US
Agent
David N Caracappa
Adel A Ahmed
Assignee
Siemens Corporate Research
NJ, US
IPC
G06F 15/46
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