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Proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Research in Management & Technovation

Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 28

Optimizing Search Results Using Taguchi Design of Experiments: Case Study of the Distribution of COVID-19 Names in Vietnam

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2021KM23

Citation: Proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Research in Management & Technovation, Vu Dinh Khoa, Shivani Agarwal, Gloria Jeanette Rincon Aponte, Nguyen Thi Hong Nga, Vijender Kumar Solanki, Ewa Ziemba (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 28, pages 141143 ()

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Abstract. Taguchi design of experiments is a method used in engineering, especially in the field of new product development, for optimizing production processes and improving product quality. The Taguchi method is widely used in the field of industrial engineering. The purpose of this study is to investigate the applicability of the Taguchi method for other tasks, such as optimizing search results. Using the Taguchi method, we assess the popularity of three names for COVID-19 that have been used by scientists in research related to COVID-19 in the context of Vietnam. The results show the positive value of using the Taguchi method to optimize search results. The keyword COVID-19 is found to be the most-used keyword. The results also show that disease prevention, spread, infection, transmission, treatments, preparation, and responses to the disease are particularly interesting research topics in Vietnam at present


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