Table of Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1 Motivation for the Book
CHAPTER 2 A Short History of Configuration
CHAPTER 3 Configuration-Related Topics
CHAPTER 4 Benefits of Configuration Systems
CHAPTER 5 Overview of the Book

PART 2 BASICS
CHAPTER 6 Configuration Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
CHAPTER 7 Conflict Detection and Diagnosis in Configuration
CHAPTER 8 User Interfaces for Configuration Environments
CHAPTER 9 Core Capabilities of Sustainable Mass Customization
CHAPTER 10 Smarthome Configuration Model

PART 3 ADVANCED TOPICS
CHAPTER 11 Knowledge Engineering for Configuration Systems
CHAPTER 12 Redundancy Detection in Configuration Knowledge
CHAPTER 13 Personalized Configuration
CHAPTER 14 Consumer Decision-Making and Configuration Systems
CHAPTER 15 Configuration-Related Research Challenges

PART 4 CASE STUDIES
CHAPTER 16 SIEMENS: Configuration and Reconfiguration in Industry
CHAPTER 17 Tacton: Use of Tacton Configurator at FLSmidth
CHAPTER 18 encoway: From ERP-Based to Sales-Oriented Configuration
CHAPTER 19 Kapsch: Reconfiguration of Mobile Phone Networks
CHAPTER 20 Configuring and Generating Technical Documents
CHAPTER 21 Configuring Services and Processes

PART 5 CONFIGURATION ENVIRONMENTS
CHAPTER 22 S’UPREME
CHAPTER 23 encoway
CHAPTER 24 KONWERK
CHAPTER 25 WeeVis
CHAPTER 26 VariSales
CHAPTER 27 Product Configuration in SAP: A Retrospective

PART 6 APPENDIX