1. Simulated annealing and artificial immune system algorithms for cell formation with part family clustering

Iraj Mahdavi; Sara Firouzian; Mohammad Mahdi Paydar; Mahdi Saadat

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 191-219


  Cell formation problem (CFP) is one of the main problems in cellular manufacturing systems. Minimizing exceptional elements and voids is one of the common objectives in the CFP. The purpose of the present study is to propose a new model for cellular manufacturing systems to group parts and machines in ...  Read More