DEVELOPMENT OF SEQUENTIAL ASSOCIATION RULES FOR PREVENTING MINOR-STOPPAGES IN SEMI-CONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING

Sumika Arima, Ushio Sumita, Jun Yoshii

Abstract

In semi-conductor manufacturing, the machine downtimes due to minor-stoppages often exceed 40% of the working hours of a day, and would amount to the huge loss. However, effective methodological tools for predicting and preventing the minor-stoppages are hard to come by. The purpose of this research is to fill this gap by establishing effective preventive maintenance policies for controlling minor-stoppages. Our approach is to develop association rules based on sequential data along the time axis so that the resulting rules could be used for predicting occurrences of certain minor-stoppages. The proposed methodology is applied to a real data set and yields two preventive maintenance policies in a concrete form, thereby demonstrating its power and usefulness. While the paper focuses on the testing process, the methodology proposed in this paper is valid for other production processes, provided that similar sequential data could be collected.

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Arima S., Sumita U. and Yoshii J. (2012). DEVELOPMENT OF SEQUENTIAL ASSOCIATION RULES FOR PREVENTING MINOR-STOPPAGES IN SEMI-CONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES, ISBN 978-989-8425-97-3, pages 349-354. DOI: 10.5220/0003713503490354


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@conference{icores12,
author={Sumika Arima and Ushio Sumita and Jun Yoshii},
title={DEVELOPMENT OF SEQUENTIAL ASSOCIATION RULES FOR PREVENTING MINOR-STOPPAGES IN SEMI-CONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,},
year={2012},
pages={349-354},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003713503490354},
isbn={978-989-8425-97-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,
TI - DEVELOPMENT OF SEQUENTIAL ASSOCIATION RULES FOR PREVENTING MINOR-STOPPAGES IN SEMI-CONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
SN - 978-989-8425-97-3
AU - Arima S.
AU - Sumita U.
AU - Yoshii J.
PY - 2012
SP - 349
EP - 354
DO - 10.5220/0003713503490354