Table 1 The differences between the proposed methodology and some existing methods

From: A fuzzy mid-term capacity and production planning model for a manufacturing system with cloud-based capacity

Method Equipment type Method type Model type Optimization
Laili et al. [18] Online computer-aided design (CAD) system Short-term production planning; Job scheduling Genetic algorithm Yes
Wu et al. [41] 3D printers, CNC machines System architecture establishment Simulation No
Zhong et al. [47] Machines equipped with RFIDs Short-term production planning; job scheduling LP Yes
Chen and Lin [7] 3D printers Short-term production planning; job scheduling LP, NLP Yes
The proposed methodology Not restricted Mid-term or long-term capacity and production planning FMILP, FMINLP Yes