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REDUCING THE SEARCH SPACE IN SIMULATION PROBLEMS WITHOUT REPLICATIONS

Grant number: 15/24560-0
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: June 01, 2016 - May 31, 2018
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Production Engineering - Operational Research
Principal researcher:Fernando Augusto Silva Marins
Grantee:Fernando Augusto Silva Marins
Home Institution: Faculdade de Engenharia (FEG). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Guaratinguetá. Guaratinguetá , SP, Brazil
Assoc. researchers:Aneirson Francisco da Silva ; Rafael de Carvalho Miranda

Abstract

An area of Operational Research that is evolving is the simulation optimization via (OvS), being in evidence the computational time required for the convergence of the proposed algorithms. Here the object of study is a leader Company in the Brazilian steel sector that uses intensively discrete event simulation (SED) models to support its aggregate production planning process. It faces difficulties in this planning process, due to the large number of variables involved that require the adoption of some smaller models, when the ideal would be to use a global model to support the decision process. The quality of the solution is significantly impaired given that the simultaneous analysis of all the factors of the process is hardly performed. The aim of this project is to propose a systematic procedure for an aggregate production planning, incorporating the uncertainties inherent in the consumer market, for a typical company in the steel sector, including the combination of various techniques: Design of Experiments, SED, Fuzzy Logic and Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). The models to be developed will be tested and validated using data of Company which was chosen as the object of study. It is hoped that this procedure will be effective and efficient, reducing the search space of solutions and the computational time required to obtain the solutions (Pareto Optimal), and without losing the quality of the final response. (AU)

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Scientific publications (6)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
BARCELLOS DE PAULA, LUCIANO; SILVA MARINS, FERNANDO AUGUSTO. Algorithms applied in decision-making for sustainable transport. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, v. 176, p. 1133-1143, . (15/24560-0)
ANEIRSON FRANCISCO DA SILVA; FERNANDO AUGUSTO SILVA MARINS; ERICA XIMENES DIAS; RAFAEL DE CARVALHO MIRANDA. Programação por Metas Fuzzy aplicada ao processo de orçamento de capital em um ambiente econômico sob incerteza. Gestão & Produção, v. 25, n. 1, p. 148-159, . (15/12711-4, 15/24560-0)
MIRANDA, RAFAEL DE CARVALHO; BARRA MONTEVECHI, JOSE ARNALDO; DA SILVA, ANEIRSON FRANCISCO; MARINS, AUGUSTO SILVA. Increasing the efficiency in integer simulation optimization: Reducing the search space through data envelopment analysis and orthogonal arrays. European Journal of Operational Research, v. 262, n. 2, p. 673-681, . (15/24560-0, 15/12711-4)
ANTÔNIO HONORATO DE OLIVEIRA; FERNANDO AUGUSTO SILVA MARINS; MAURÍCIO CÉSAR DELAMARO. Business engineering incubators: a cooperation case for cluster’s development. Production, v. 28, . (15/24560-0)
DA SILVA, ANEIRSON FRANCISCO; SILVA MARINS, FERNANDO AUGUSTO; TAMURA, PATRICIA MIYUKI; DIAS, ERICA XIMENES. Bi-Objective Multiple Criteria Data Envelopment Analysis combined with the Overall Equipment Effectiveness: An application in an automotive company. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, v. 157, p. 278-288, . (15/24560-0, 15/12711-4)

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