JACIII Vol.26 No.6 pp. 905-913
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2022.p0905


Mamdani Fuzzy-Based Assessment of Telework Capability of Philippine Government Employees

Ryan Rhay P. Vicerra*1,*2,†, Argel A. Bandala*2,*3, Pocholo James M. Loresco*4, Rex Paolo C. Gamara*4, Andres Philip Mayol*1,*2, Ronnie S. Concepcion II*1,*2, Jason E. Española*1,*2, Jayne Lois G. San Juan*2,*5, Elmer P. Dadios*1,*2, and Alvin Culaba*2,*6

*1Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Management, De La Salle University
2401 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila 1004, Philippines

*2Center for Engineering and Sustainability Development Research, De La Salle University
2401 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila 1004, Philippines

*3Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, De La Salle University
2401 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila 1004, Philippines

*4Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, FEU Institute of Technology
P. Paredes St., Sampaloc, Manila 1015, Philippines

*5Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, De La Salle University
2401 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila 1004, Philippines

*6Department of Mechanical Engineering, De La Salle University
2401 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila 1004, Philippines

Corresponding author

April 8, 2022
June 11, 2022
November 20, 2022
computational intelligence, expert system, fuzzy systems, evolutionary computing, telework

Due to the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine government encouraged enterprises and businesses to utilize flexible work arrangements such as work-from-home (WFH) or telecommuting setup. Nowadays, the key components necessary for a telecommuting include a WiFi-enabled IT equipment, secured work environment, and reliable internet connection, while research shows that type of work and computer literacy are also key factors for telework implementation. Multiple studies in relation to telework have already been conducted but some studies were deemed inconclusive and need further analysis. Therefore, in this study, a Mamdani fuzzy-based model was developed for telework capability assessment for Philippine government employees based on four significant factors namely: internet speed, IT equipment availability, computer literacy, and type of work, which are expressed in linguistic representations. The proposed fuzzy system can provide a feedback telework capability score based on the four input parameters which may also be characterized with the potential telecommuting cost requirement.

Mamdani FIS for telework capability assessment

Mamdani FIS for telework capability assessment

Cite this article as:
R. Vicerra, A. Bandala, P. Loresco, R. Gamara, A. Mayol, R. Concepcion II, J. Española, J. Juan, E. Dadios, and A. Culaba, “Mamdani Fuzzy-Based Assessment of Telework Capability of Philippine Government Employees,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.26 No.6, pp. 905-913, 2022.
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