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  • A fuzzy AHP approach to evaluating machine tool alternatives 

    Authors:Ayaǧ, Zeki; Özdemir, Rifat Gürcan
    Publisher and Date:(Springer, 2006)
    Selecting process of a machine tool has been very important issue for companies for years because the improper selection of a machine tool might cause of many problems affecting negatively on productivity precision flexibility and company's responsive manufacturing capabilities. On the other hand selecting the best machine tool from its increasing number of existing alternatives in market are multiple-criteria decision making (MCDM) problem in the presence of many quantitative and qualitative ...

  • An analytic network process-based approach to concept evaluation in a new product development environment 

    Authors:Ayaǧ, Zeki; Özdemir, Rifat Gürcan
    Publisher and Date:(Taylor & Francis, 2007)
    Selecting the best product concept is one of the most critical tasks in a new product development (NPD) environment. Making decisions at this stage becomes very difficult due to imprecise and uncertain product requirements. So the evaluation process of determining the most satisfying conceptual design has been a very vital issue for companies to survive in fast-growing markets for a long time. Therefore most companies have used various methods to successfully carry out this difficult and time-consuming ...