Research Paper Manufacturing and Logistics
Design and development a model to present practices for implementation cloud manufacturing system

Sania Heidari; Sajjad Shoukohyar; Davoud Mohammaditabar; Vahidreza Ghezavati

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 309-322

  The purpose of this paper is to identify and classify the main factors implementing the Cloud Manufacturing Systems (CMS) in the internet service providers company by Fuzzy Cognitive Map (FCM) methodology. Through expert opinions, 20 main factors were identified and classified based on the importance ...  Read More

Research Paper Industrial Mathematics
Free vibration of bi-directional functionally graded sandwich plates using layerwise finite element approach

Laith O Mazahreh; Ibrahim M. Abu-Alshaikh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 323-340

  In this paper, layerwise finite element analysis for the free vibration behavior of two-dimensional functionally graded sandwich plates with different boundary conditions is presented. The plates consist of three layers; a functionally graded layer embedded between ceramic and metal isotropic layers. ...  Read More

Research Paper Transportation
A multi-facility AGV location-routing problem with uncertain demands and planar facility locations

Mohamad Ebrahim Tayebi Araghi; Fariborz Jolai; Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam; Mohammad Molana

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 341-364

  The Location Routing Problem (LRP), Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV), and Uncertainty Planner Facility (UPF) in Facility Location Problems (FLP) have been critical. This research proposed the role of LRP in Intelligence AGV Location–Routing Problem (IALRP) and energy-consuming impact in CMS. The ...  Read More

Research Paper Case studies in industry and services
Developing system for improving the performance of the private hospital in Egypt

Eman Nasser; Amal Nasser; Mona Younis

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 365-385

  The purpose of this paper is to enhance the quality of private hospitals in Egypt. The health care field, especially in the private hospital in Egypt has acquired huge importance lately because of its great contribution to the fast handling of patients. Today, customers of the private hospitals complain ...  Read More

Research Paper Scheduling
A multi-objective grey wolf optimization algorithm for aircraft landing problem

Manizheh Teimoori; Houshang Taghizadeh; Jafar Pourmahmoud; Morteza Honarmand Azimi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 386-398

  Air traffic management is an important job and often faces various problems. One of the most common problems in this area is the issue of aircraft sequencing, which is a multi-dimensional problem due to the large number of flights and their different positional conditions. Previously proposed models ...  Read More

Review Paper Computational Intelligence
A survey on the techniques applied to the recognition and conversion of Indian sign language

Kaushal Kishore Rao Mangalore; Nikhitha Pradeep; Bhawesh Rajpal; Nitin Prasad; Ravi Shastri

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 399-411

  The move to standardize Indian Sign Language has created an opportunity for researchers to focus on solving local problems, to increase its reach. In this paper, a survey and assessment of the techniques applied to the recognition and conversion of Indian Sign Language are performed. An overview of the ...  Read More

Research Paper Neural Networks
Clustering of basketball players using self-organizing map neural networks

Soroush Babaee Khobdeh; Mohammad Reza Yamaghani; Siavash Khodaparast Sareshkeh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 412-428

  Clustering players based on their abilities, a new perspective and an important opportunity to meet needs that in the light of traditional talent identification and player science, which is held periodically and there is not enough time for them to appear. Early recognition of these abilities is a factor ...  Read More