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Customer Requirement Management in Product Development: A Review of Research Issues

Jianxin (Roger) Jiao, Chun-Hsien Chen
2006 Concurrent Engineering - Research and Applications  
While requirement engineering has been studied intensively in the field of software and information systems, the focus of this paper is devoted to product design and development of consumer or capital  ...  With respect to a holistic view of customer requirement management, key challenges and future research directions are identified. 2 human factors, software engineering, and of course product design.  ...  Chen et al. (2002a; 2002b) and Yan et al. (2002) investigate integrated approaches to the elicitation of customer requirements by combining picture sorts and laddering, fuzzy evaluation and neural network  ... 
doi:10.1177/1063293x06068357 fatcat:6iekwimy25gujkszvgmlfhqhuq

Soliciting customer requirements for product redesign based on picture sorts and ART2 neural network

Meng-Dar Shieh, Wei Yan, Chun-Hsien Chen
2008 Expert systems with applications  
A case study on the mobile hand phone redesign is used to demonstrate and validate this approach.  ...  Furthermore, it has become an imperative to quantitatively and automatically analyze the elicited customer requirements so as to simplify and optimize the subsequent product conceptualization and selection  ...  Specifying picture sorts for customer requirements elicitation In the event of using picture sorts for customer requirements elicitation during product redesign, it is more likely to select a set of existing  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2006.08.036 fatcat:knovffegwngtvlkqmdksosmxoy

Design Requirements in Software and Engineering Systems

A.M. Eleiche, I. Ahmad, M.O. Elish
2012 Industrial Engineering & Management Systems  
The subject of "Design Requirements" (DR) is central to the design of software and engineering systems.  ...  activities needed for the proper treatment of the inevitable changes in requirements.  ...  Also, integrated approaches by combining picture sorts and laddering, fuzzy evaluation and neural network techniques. • Knowledge recovery: from historical data.  ... 
doi:10.7232/iems.2012.11.1.070 fatcat:fllroputrbgutk5rr5ycobrwiu

Integrating Evaluation Grid Method and Fuzzy Quality Function Deployment to New Product Development

Xinhui Kang, Minggang Yang, Yixiang Wu, Bingqing Ni
2018 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
This empirical study uses minicars as an example to verify the feasibility and validity of the approach.  ...  Accordingly, this paper proposes a systematic approach that integrates the EGM together with the fuzzy QFD for the development of new products.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/2451470 fatcat:fryako5shfgthe7xlu7knvgwsq

Fuzzy Specification in Real Estate Market Decision Making

Victoria López, Matilde Santos, Javier Montero
2010 International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems  
Since the required previous analysis implies a number of fuzzy concepts, the general procedure here presented considers fuzzy logic to deal with specifications.  ...  As a consequence, time devoted to elicitation and requirement analysis is reduced.  ...  Finally, at the implementation phase and when the design of the requirements suggests a solution based on fuzzy logic, these requirements will be implemented using a Fuzzy Inference Engine.  ... 
doi:10.1080/18756891.2010.9727673 fatcat:2l4rnyyayre5pbilganv4joz2y

Sensory QFD: Matching Sensation with Measurement

Björn Falk, Robert Schmitt
2014 Procedia CIRP  
Sensory studies for the description and discrimination of single-sense impressions are used to evaluate and improve new products, usually regarding taste and smell.  ...  To solve this dilemma of speed and focus, a proper methodology is needed to enhance customer orientation and systematically integrate customer requirements into the product development process.  ...  The authors would like to thank all parties involved for funding and support.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2014.01.136 fatcat:nvjwwfmhbfactcktsr4ljkw23m

Product portfolio identification based on association rule mining

Jianxin Jiao, Yiyang Zhang
2005 Computer-Aided Design  
As one of the important applications of data mining, association rule mining lends itself to the discovery of useful patterns associated with requirement analysis enacted among customers, marketing folks  ...  An application of the proposed methodology and system in a consumer electronics company to generate a vibration motor portfolio for mobile phones is also presented.  ...  Chen and his co-authors propose an integrated approach to the elicitation of customer requirements by combining picture sorts, fuzzy evaluation, laddering, and neural network techniques (Chen and Occeña  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cad.2004.05.006 fatcat:fi2pgxz6vneffbe3dudpinujha

4A Frameworks for Requirements Prioritization

Persis Voola, A Vinaya Babu
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Elements constituting the framework are discussed in a general context and then related to software requirements. The frameworks introduced have confronted a wide scope of further research.  ...  These assessments personifying various forms of ambiguity such as uncertainty, ignorance, vagueness and fuzziness have to be aggregated to generate reliable collective priorities.  ...  Wiegers [20] proposed an approach for prioritizing requirements along the dimensions of risk, penalty and cost.  ... 
doi:10.5120/13215-0598 fatcat:oqyai25ld5f4pomp26ke5oolia

Review Of Literature On Design And Development Of An Expert System For Diagnosis Of Selected Cardiac Diseases

Gath Sulbha, A. T. Gaikwad
2018 Zenodo  
Expert System for diagnosis of Selected Cardiac Diseases will be designed as an information system as an decision support system application, which will provide assistance in the diagnosis of Cardiac disease  ...  practitioners and cardiologists even will be useful to train junior doctors and will aim to achieve a satisfactory solution to Physicians and General Practitioner's needs.  ...  An inference engine in the expert system uses these inputs and the rule base to identify any abnormality in the patient's heart .An expert system designed on the basis of information derived from the analysis  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1471480 fatcat:cznr6o2li5et3ipbws2tanpcly

Content Preparation and Management for Web Design: Eliciting, Structuring, Searching, and Displaying Information

Robert W. Proctor, Kim-Phuong L. Vu, Gavriel Salvendy
2002 International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction  
The goal of this article is to discuss the generic problems facing content preparation and evaluate the current methods available to help remedy them, as well as identify areas in which more research is  ...  For example, the amount of information available through the Web has made it more difficult to retrieve information relevant to a specific task, and the format in which the information is displayed in  ...  Designers are encouraged to use them in the design process, and usability engineers often evaluate designs for guideline violations.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327590ijhc1401_2 fatcat:cj4aqm65ujgblauf2f3ynzbfya

A Self-Adaptive Network Protection System [article]

Mohamed Hassan
2015 arXiv   pre-print
In this treatise we aim to build a hybrid network automated (self-adaptive) security threats discovery and prevention system; by using unconventional techniques and methods, including fuzzy logic and biological  ...  inspired algorithms under the context of soft computing.  ...  Trying to design/develop flexible and adaptive security oriented approaches is a challenge, therefore in this study an endeavour was made to design a novel approach for network threats protection system  ... 
arXiv:1405.1958v2 fatcat:2mmr673xzzb7nhsokoiaonneuy

A new trend for knowledge-based decision support systems design

Pascale Zaraté, Shaofeng Liu
2016 International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences  
Based on the examination of literature, future research directions are recommended for the development of KBDSS in general and in particular to support decision making in service industry.  ...  The key technologies underpinning the development of KBDSS can be classified into three categories: technologies for knowledge modelling and representation, technologies for reasoning and inference, and  ...  This approach is an Expert Systems type approach, for which the modes of reasoning and the problem to be solved are modelled first and then used on a machine by way of inference engines.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijids.2016.078586 fatcat:tjsjluu7djhrpdpmrupc55hhyu

A Linguistic Approach to Measuring the Attractiveness of New Products in Portfolio Selection

Ching-Torng Lin, Yuan-Shan Yang
2014 Group Decision and Negotiation  
Thus, a comprehensive method considering both favorable and unfavorable factors, and using a fuzzy weighted average to devise a fuzzy possible-attractiveness rating (FPAR) of an NPD project for portfolio  ...  FPAR is a measurement of information, which is able to retain the multiplicity of that information. The proposed evaluation technique was demonstrated using a Taiwanese company as an example.  ...  Ayag and Ozdemir (2009) developed a fuzzy analytical network process-based approach to evaluate a set of conceptual design alternatives developed in an NPD environment to determine the option that satisfied  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10726-014-9384-8 fatcat:zhs22a24dfa7zhs6yqpgoxacvi

Challenges in early phase of product family development processes

Olga Sankowski, Jan Küchenhof, Florian M. Dambietz, Marc Züfle, Anne Wallisch, Dieter Krause, Kristin Paetzold
2021 Procedia CIRP  
An industrial case study on two product families of steering columns of thyssenkrupp Presta France is then carried out to give a first industrial evaluation of the proposed approach.  ...  An illustrative example of a nail-clipper is used to explain the proposed methodology.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors of this publication would like to thank the interview partners for sharing their experiences.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2021.05.034 fatcat:k5toh5cksve2lj6ihqwuk5oq3u

Importance of Process Mining for Big Data Requirements Engineering

Sandhya Rani Kourla, Eesha Putti, Mina Maleki
2020 International Journal of Computer Science & Information Technology (IJCSIT)  
Also, the proposed big data requirements engineering framework, named REBD, helps software requirements engineers to eradicate many challenges of big data RE.  ...  Requirements engineering (RE), as a part of the project development life cycle, has increasingly been recognized as the key to ensure on-time, on-budget, and goal-based delivery of software projects.  ...  Systematic manual analysis of the requirements, test-case generation, comparative product evaluation tools, or some of the requirements elicitation techniques can be used for requirements validation [  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijcsit.2020.12401 fatcat:6fvruwovunfddh7fk22yeztjeq
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