International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences

Int. j. adv. appl. sci.

EISSN: 2313-3724

Print ISSN: 2313-626X

Volume 4, Issue 4  (April 2017), Pages:  159-163

Title: Implementation of fuzzy logic-based final year project student-supervisor matching system

Author(s):  Mohd Fuad Abdul Latip, Mohd Khairul Anuar Mat Udin, Muhammad Murtadha Othman, Ihsan Mohd Yassin *, Zairi Ismael Rizman, Norliza Zaini, Muhammad Nabil Hidayat, Norziana Aminuddin, Sukreen Hana Herman, Hasnida Saad, Muhammad Hezri Fazalul Rahiman, Ramli Adnan


Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

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Final Year Projects (FYP) is the pinnacle to test the practical and research skills of undergraduate students before they enter the workforce. With the increased government demand requiring students to graduate on time, it is important that students’ skills and interests are matched to topics and supervisors with similar research interests to improve their chances of graduating on time. In response to the issue above, this paper presents the development of a Final Year Project (FYP) matching system using Fuzzy Logic (FL). The system gathers two types of information: 1) Student skills and interest (entered by the student during registration), 2) Available research areas in the Faculty and the skills required to do them (collected from interviews with lecturers specializing in the discipline). Based on the information gathered, a FL-based system matches the students to their best research areas. Results indicate that the system can match student’s skills with research topics well with potential to be adopted on a wider scale in Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). 

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Keywords: Final year project, Fuzzy logic, Skills matching

Article History: Received 5 November 2016, Received in revised form 12 January 2017, Accepted 12 January 2017

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Latip MFA, Udin MKAM, Othman MM, Yassin IM, Rizman ZIR, Zaini N, Hidayat MN, Aminuddin N, Herman SH, Saad H, Rahiman MHF, and Adnan R (2017). Implementation of fuzzy logic-based final year project student-supervisor matching system. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 4(4): 159-163


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