New Framework for Detecting the suitable Supplier of Smart Systems Based on the effect of Internet of Things

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Samah Ibrahim Abdel Aal 1,*

1. Faculty of Computers and Informatics, Zagazig University, Egypt

* Corresponding author.


Received: 16 Feb. 2024 / Revised: 15 Mar. 2024 / Accepted: 11 Apr. 2024 / Published: 8 Jun. 2024

Index Terms

Internet of Things (IoT), Single Valued Trapezoidal Neutrosophic Numbers (SVTN-numbers), Supply Chain Management (SCM)


Nowadays, there are many organizations and institutions have realized the significant effect of the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT technologies can enhance the quality of processes and services that make organizations seek to integrate these technologies to their products especially their smart devices. The IoT can be considered as one of the most important requirements that influences on detecting the best supplier. Therefore, every organization should take into account the effect of IoT on detecting the best supplier. So that, there is a need to a framework to help organizations for detecting the suitable supplier based on the effect of IoT. This work aims to introduce a proposed framework using trapezoidal neutrosophic numbers to detect the suitable supplier for purchasing smart systems based on the effect of IoT. The proposed framework consists of six phases. The proposed framework integrates the values and ambiguities index method with Single Valued Trapezoidal Neutrosophic Numbers (SVTN-numbers) which generalized fuzzy set and intuitionistic fuzzy to give more accurate results. The proposed framework is applied with a case study and the results concluded that the proposed framework can handle unclear information which exists in the purchasing process for detecting the suitable supplier of smart devices based on the effect of IoT.  Also, the proposed framework can handle uncertainty in decision making and link between customers and suppliers which can improve Supply Chain Management (SCM).

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Samah Ibrahim Abdel Aal, "New Framework for Detecting the suitable Supplier of Smart Systems Based on the effect of Internet of Things", International Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Computing(IJMSC), Vol.10, No.2, pp. 23-31, 2024. DOI: 10.5815/ijmsc.2024.02.03


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