Tcp-nets for preference-based product configuration Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract. A good configuration not only satisfies all imposed constraints, but does so in the manner most desirable by the user. Thus, to make good configuration choices, we must have some information about the potential user's preferences on alternative designs. In many applications, preference elicitation is a serious bottleneck. The user either does not have the time, the knowledge, or the expert support required to specify complex multi- attribute utility functions. In such cases, a method that is based on intuitive, yet expressive …

publication date

  • January 1, 2002