An Implication of Fuzzy ANOVA in Vehicle Battery Manufacturing

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Statistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran.

2 Department of Industrial Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Macka Istanbul, Turkey


Analysis of variance (ANOVA) is an important method in exploratory and confirmatory data analysis when explanatory variables are discrete and response variables are continues and independent from each other. The simplest type of ANOVA is one-way analysis of variance for comparison among means of several populations. In this paper, we extend one-way analysis of variance to a case where observed data are non-symmetric triangular or normal fuzzy observations rather than real numbers. Meanwhile, a case study on the car battery length-life is provided on the basis on the proposed method.


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Volume 10, Issue 2
Special Issue Dedicated to Professor M. Radjabalipour on the occasion of his 75th birthday.
October 2021
Pages 33-47
  • Receive Date: 20 March 2021
  • Revise Date: 15 July 2021
  • Accept Date: 20 September 2021