1 Department of Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark2 Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Technical University of Denmark
This literature study is the result of a database of extended abstracts that was designed and compiled by the author as a support for the classification and review of scientific background connected with his Ph.D. research. The material presented in this document is organised in a collection of all the extended abstracts in the data-base, each displayed on one page which is also bearing all relevant information for the retrieval of the published material. A full copy of the publications can be obtained in most cases by DTV-Technical Knowledge Center & Library of Denmark, Ankels Engelunds Vej 1, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark. The material presented here was collected in a period over the period of the Ph.D. study.