Recently, artificial intelligence (AI)techniques have received increasing attention from both practitioners and researchers in the apparel industry, and have been utilized to handle a variety of decision-making processes in apparel supply chain operations. These operations have successfully applied a number of AI techniques, such as neural networks, genetic algorithms, fuzzy logic and evolutionary strategies. The ten chapters of this book provide a detailed coverage of the fundamentals and applications of various artificial intelligence techniques to assist decision makers in tackling key problems in the apparel supply chain. The first two chapters discuss a range of key problems faced by apparel enterprises in apparel supply chain operations and introduce the basics of the main AI techniques which have been used in solving decision-making problems. The remaining eight chapters show how key problems in the apparel supply chain can be solved and solutions optimized by use of AI techniques.
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