Editorial for Volume 11 Number 1: Signal Processing and Production Processes in Advanced Engineering
Advanced engineering is essential for the evolution of today´s society. The possibility of mixing several disciplines allows academics and industries to align and survive to the fourth industrial revolution. The mix of signal processing and production processes disciplines was detected by Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez (UACJ) to create the Ph.D. program of advanced engineering science. Therefore, in this paper, an overview of the latest works in both disciplines applied to advanced engineering are discussed. First, we discuss the reasons of what advanced engineering implies, followed by a justification to mix signal processing and production processes. Then, original research works in computer vision, digital image processing, augmented reality and pattern recognition are discussed. After that, the discipline of the production process is addressed by discussing works in lean manufacturing, ergonomics and human factors, and supply chain. At the end, the future of the proposed mixture is discussed.