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A decision support model in mass customization


Mass customization (MC) is one of the leading strategies used in production industries in today\textquoterights market filled with competition. MC is an oxymoron of controlling production costs and satisfying customers\textquoteright individual requirements. It is well known that economy of scale and economy of scope is a pair of conflicts, and how to get the balance between them is the key issue to promote enterprises\textquoteright competition. By analyzing and processing information of customer preference, product features and cost, this paper proposes a decision support model in mass customization to obtain the optimized production solution. Genetic algorithm is used for optimization, and the results of an illustrative example show that the model is efficient in production industries.
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hal-01943027 , version 1 (03-12-2018)



Yang Xu, Yann Landon, Stéphane Segonds, Yicha Zhang. A decision support model in mass customization. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 2017, 114, pp.11--21. ⟨10.1016/j.cie.2017.09.046⟩. ⟨hal-01943027⟩
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