International Journal of Production Research volume 57, issue 15-16, P4828-4853 2018 DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2018.1443230 View full text
Yong-Hong Kuo, Andrew Kusiak

Abstract: Data have been utilised in production research in meaningful ways for decades. Recent years have offered data in larger volumes and improved quality collected from diverse sources. The state-of-the-art data research in production and the emerging methodologies are discussed. The review of the literature suggests that production research enabled by data has shifted from that based on analytical models to data-driven. Manufacturing and data envelopment analysis have been the most popular application areas of dat…

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