Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 5–12 | Cite as

Fuzzy Production Planning and its Application to Decision Making

  • Pandian M. Vasant


This paper presents new methods for solving a production-planning problem. First the modified s-curve membership function as a methodology is constructed. Then fuzzy production planning problems with vagueness parameters alpha and fuzzy objective coefficients, fuzzy technical coefficients and fuzzy resource variables are outlined. The objective of this paper is to find a satisfactory solution for optimal profit in which vagueness is playing major factor in selecting the solution. Finally a practical application of decision-making in production planning is illustrated.


Membership function fuzzy coefficients level of vagueness degree of satisfaction decision making 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electrical & Electronic Engineering ProgramUniversiti Teknologi Petronas, BSITronohMalaysia

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