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Title: The evolution of cell formation problem methodologies based on recent studies (1997-2008): review and directions for future research
Authors: Papaioannou, Grammatoula
Wilson, John M.
Keywords: Group technology
Cellular manufacturing systems
Cell formation problem
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: © Elsevier
Citation: PAPAIOANNOU, G. and WILSON, J.M., 2010. The evolution of cell formation problem methodologies based on recent studies (1997-2008): review and directions for future research. European Journal of Operational Research, 206 (3), pp. 509 - 521.
Abstract: This paper presents a literature review of the cell formation (CF) problem concentrating on formulations proposed in the last decade. It refers to a number of solution approaches that have been employed for CF such as mathematical programming, heuristic and metaheuristic methodologies and artificial intelligence strategies. A comparison and evaluation of all methodologies is attempted and some shortcomings are highlighted. Finally, suggestions for future research are proposed useful for CF researchers.
Description: NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in European Journal of Operational Research. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in European Journal of Operational Research, vol 206, issue 3, November 2010, DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2009.10.020
Version: Submitted for publication
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2009.10.020
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/17064
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2009.10.020
ISSN: 0377-2217
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