Title: Grey rough set evaluation approach for agile concept selection
Authors: S. Vinodh; D. Senthil Kumar; R. Ram Mohan
Addresses: Department of Production Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli – 620 015, India ' Department of Production Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli – 620 015, India ' National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli – 620 015, India
Abstract: Agile manufacturing (AM) is a powerful manufacturing paradigm enabling the production of customised products coupled with time compression in a cost effective manner. The selection of best concept design from agility view point involves several criteria and it is a typical multi criteria decision-making (MCDM) problem. In this study, integrated grey system rough set theory was applied. The computation of grey relational grades enables the selection of best agile concept design. The selected concept design (A3) of the automotive product was further subjected to subsequent phases of agile product development.
Keywords: agile manufacturing; agility; multicriteria decision making; MCDM; grey relational analysis; GRA; rough sets; concept selection; concept design; automotive products; automobile industry; product development.
International Journal of Mass Customisation, 2015 Vol.5 No.1, pp.55 - 72
Accepted: 29 Nov 2014
Published online: 28 May 2015 *