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SRX Engineering
Volume 2010, Article ID 503736, 6 pages
Research Article

Moving Coalition Analysis for Collaboration Evaluation in Overall Equipment Effectiveness

1Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Lebuhraya Tun Razak, 26300 UMP Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
2Department of Information Science and Control Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, Kamitomioka 1603-1, Nagaoka 940-2188, Japan

Received 21 November 2009; Revised 7 January 2010; Accepted 21 January 2010

Copyright © 2010 M. A. Mansor and A. Ohsato. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper proposed a method to evaluate collaboration of criteria such as Performance Rate, Quality Rate, and Availability of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) to players in time sequences. We proposed a method called “Moving Coalition Analysis” (MCA) to observe performance trends of a coalition over time by treating each year or time as a player. In this method, we divide a coalition into several subcoalitions and calculate the characteristic function of all subcoalitions. Then, we examine the collaboration of Performance Rate, Quality Rate, and Availability for each subcoalition using the Shapley value. This method shows the relationship between each player and its contributors and can show trends of an activity in a time sequence even though the value of OEE is constant. This concept is applicable to various sectors of maintenance management and can play a role in considering the balance of combinations of criteria when performing maintenance.