Uncertain Production Planning Using Fuzzy Simulation

  • Juan Carlos Figueroa-GarcíaEmail author
  • Eduyn-Ramiro López-Santana
  • Germán-Jairo Hernández-Pérez
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 377)


Some industrial problems lack of statistical information, so third party information (experts, surveys, etc) is often used for planning. This chapter presents a method for simulating a production planning scenario where tasks have no probabilistic execution times, using experts opinions. We use fuzzy execution times to simulate the mean flow time of the system under non-probabilistic uncertainty.



The authors would like to thank to Prof. Miguel Melgarejo and Prof. José Jairo Soriano for their invaluable discussion around all topics treated in this chapter, and a special thanks is given to all members of the LAMIC Research Group.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Carlos Figueroa-García
    • 1
    Email author
  • Eduyn-Ramiro López-Santana
    • 1
  • Germán-Jairo Hernández-Pérez
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Distrital Francisco José de CaldasBogotáColombia
  2. 2.Universidad Nacional de ColombiaBogotá CampusColombia

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