Supply Chain Performance Comprehensive Evaluation Based on Support Vector Machine

  • Weiling CaiEmail author
  • Xiang Chen
  • Xin Zhao
Conference paper
Part of the Computational Risk Management book series (Comp. Risk Mgmt)


The competition among enterprises has evolved into the supply chains competition. The evaluations of cross-process, cross-function, cross organization have been brought into supply chain performance evaluation system. Therefore, the study and analysis on supply chain performance evaluation, which adapts globalization supply chain competition environment, has important significant. Firstly, the paper analyzed the impact factors of supply chain performance, constructed the supply chain performance evaluation index system. Secondly, the paper has used information entropy to reduce the indices, established comprehensive evaluation model based on support vector machine (SVM). Finally, the paper investigated 26 supply chains data and used model to run simulative evaluation. The results were more precise than traditional back propagation (BP) neural network’s evaluation results, which proved the feasibility and validity of the method.


Comprehensive evaluation Index system Information entropy Supply chain performance SVM 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of mechanics & civil engineeringChina University of Mining & Technology BeijingBeijingChina
  2. 2.Institute of Economics and Management Hebei University of Engineering HandanHandanChina

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