A special issue of International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management (IJPLM) with proceedings of isiCAD-2004

International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management (IJPLM) is published in 4 issues per year by Inderscience Publishers Ltd. The IJPLM provides an authoritative source of information in the field of PLM, and is devoted to the development, promotion and coordination of the science and practice of the PLM field.
Its Special Issue on Towards Intelligent PLM Systems: Mathematical Methods, Technologies and Applications is based on lectures presented at the first international workshop "Constraint-based approaches and methods of mathematical modelling for intelligent PLM systems: from methods to applications" (isiCAD-2004) held in Novosibirsk, Russia in June 2004. The guest editors - professor Dominique Michelucchi (Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France) and David Levin (LEDAS Ltd., Novosibirsk, Russia) - selected 6 papers for this special issue. Three of them were written by LEDAS analysts, scienticis and software engineers.