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

      Özdemir, Rifat Gürcan; Ayağ, Zeki (TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 4 PARK SQUARE, MILTON PARK, ABINGDON OX14 4RN, OXON, ENGLAND, 2007-06)
      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. ...
    • An integrated approach to evaluating conceptual design alternatives in a new product development environment 

      Ayağ, Zeki (TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 4 PARK SQUARE, MILTON PARK, ABINGDON OX14 4RN, OXON, ENGLAND, 2005-02-15)
      As many companies have demonstrated over time, a conceptual design for a new product contributes greatly to an improvement in competitiveness, because it permits a reduction of costs, an increase in quality, and, often, a ...
    • An Intelligent Approach to ERP Software Selection Through Fuzzy ANP 

      Özdemir, Rifat Gürcan; Ayağ, Zeki (TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 4 PARK SQUARE, MILTON PARK, ABINGDON OX14 4RN, OXON, ENGLAND, 2007)
      During the implementations of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, most companies have experienced some problems, one of which is how to determine the best ERP software satisfying their needs and expectations. Because ...
    • Particle swarm optimization and differential evolution for the single machine total weighted tardiness problem 

      Taşgetiren, M. Fatih; Liang, Yun-Chia; Şevkli, Mehmet; Gençyılmaz, Güneş (TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 4 PARK SQUARE, MILTON PARK, ABINGDON OX14 4RN, OXON, ENGLAND, 2006-11-15)
      In this paper we present two recent metaheuristics, particle swarm optimization and differential evolution algorithms, to solve the single machine total weighted tardiness problem, which is a typical discrete combinatorial ...
    • Polyamines in tea processing 

      Palavan Ünsal, Narçin; Arısan, Elif Damla; Terzioğlu, Salih (TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 4 PARK SQUARE, MILTON PARK, ABINGDON OX14 4RN, OXON, ENGLAND, 2007)
      The distribution of dietary polyamines, putrescine, spermidine and spermine, was determined during processing of Camellia sinensis. Black tea manufacture is carried by a series of processes on fresh tea leaves involving ...