Technological Updating Decision–Making Model for Eco–Factory Through Dynamic Programming

  • Erheng Chen
  • Huajun CaoEmail author
  • Kun Wang
  • Salman Jafar
  • Qinyi He
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 925)


As the key subject of the green manufacturing system, the construction of eco–factory has become an important content in order to achieve the sustainable development of enterprises. In this paper, a technological updating decision-making model is established based on dynamic programming (DP) for eco–factory. Firstly, the evaluation index system for eco–factory is established. Secondly, the local weight and global weight of each index are calculated based on analytic network process (ANP) and Delphi method. Finally, the decision–making model of eco-factory is established to find the optimal investment plan by using the method of logarithmic fitting and DP. The ANP and Delphi method present a great potential in solving complex and ambiguous problems and the decision-making based on DP can obtain the better ecological benefits through an example of a foundry factory, therefore the feasibility of the proposed method is proved.


Eco-factory Ecological benefits Analytic network process Dynamic programming Decision-making 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erheng Chen
    • 1
  • Huajun Cao
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kun Wang
    • 1
  • Salman Jafar
    • 1
  • Qinyi He
    • 2
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Mechanical TransmissionChongqing UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.Pittsburgh InstituteSichuan UniversitySichuanChina

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