A Decision Making Approach Based on Fuzzy Regression and Fuzzy Multiple Objective Programming for Advanced Manufacturing Technology Selection


International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Singapore, Singapore, 8 - 11 December 2008, pp.964-968 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/ieem.2008.4738013
  • City: Singapore
  • Country: Singapore
  • Page Numbers: pp.964-968
  • Keywords: Flexible manufacturing system selection, fuzzy linear regression, fuzzy multiple objective programming, FRAMEWORK, SYSTEMS
  • Galatasaray University Affiliated: Yes


The use of advanced manufacturing technologies provides a great potential for improving manufacturing performance to compete in the global markets. This paper proposes a decision model based on fuzzy linear regression and fuzzy multiple objective programming for advanced manufacturing technology selection. Fuzzy regression is introduced in the model to assess the vagueness of functional relationships among decision variables and to account for inexact data. A flexible manufacturing system selection problem is presented to illustrate the application of the proposed decision methodology.