Charles V. Trappey

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Keywords: Reverse logistics Radio frequency identification (RFID) Fuzzy cognitive maps Genetic algorithm a b s t r a c t Environmental awareness, green directives, liberal return policies, and recycling of materials are globally accepted by industry and the general public as an integral part of the product life cycle. Reverse logistics reflects the(More)
In order to process large numbers of explicit knowledge documents such as patents in an organized manner, automatic document categorization and search are required. In this paper, we develop a document classification and search methodology based on neural network technology that helps companies manage patent documents more effectively. The classification(More)
This correspondence presents a novel hierarchical clustering approach for knowledge document self-organization, particularly for patent analysis. Current keyword-based methodologies for document content management tend to be inconsistent and ineffective when partial meanings of the technical content are used for cluster analysis. Thus, a new methodology to(More)
In the knowledge centric business environment, knowledge management (KM) is the process of creating, accumulating and accessing the values from intangible assets. Owing to the fast development of information technology and the global reach of legal documents, patents, trademarks and copyrights, technical legal services, organizations are challenged to(More)