Application of the Grey Clustering Analysis Method in the Process of Taking Purchasing Decisions in the Welding Industry

  • Rafał Mierzwiak
  • Ewa Więcek-JankaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 571)


The publication presents the results of analyses developed for supporting the process of purchasing materials in the manufacturing process in the welding industry. The principal research problem in the article was to select a minimum number of features essential in taking decisions related to purchasing fluxes for welding processes carried out using the SAW method. To this end, the Clusters of Grey Incidence procedure, developed as part of Grey System Theory, was used.


Grey system theory Clusters of grey incidence Decision process 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Management EngineeringPoznan University of TechnologyPoznańPoland

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