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Chapter 1 – What is AutomationML

Chapter Overview

Author: Rainer Drath

This chapter is dedicated to the motivation and initial questions about AutomationML.

  • Why AutomationML was developed?
  • What are the challgenges for a neutral data format?
  • What approaches exists today for engineering data exchange?
  • What is AutomationML?
  • Goals, Innovations and Values of AutomationML: what makes AutomationML different from other data formats?
  • What specifications exist?
  • Who are the members and how is the AutomationML associated organized?