Abstract—The concept of a supply network generalizes supply chains, web, multi-media communication networks, and complex technological projects. A problem investigated in this paper is to minimize the economic loss caused by failures and other undesired events in the network. This is done in two steps: first, we find most informative network components and, then,select the optimal set of risk-preventing activities.
Index Terms—Risk analysis, supply networks, most informative components, information gain, entropy .
Avi Herbon and Sharon Hovav are with the Department of Management, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel (e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com).
Eugene Levner is with the School of Economics, Ashkelon Academic College, Ashkelon Israel (e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org)
Lin Shaopei is with the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Mechanical Engineering Shanghai, China (e-mail:email@example.com).
Cite: Avi Herbon, Eugene Levner, Sharon Hovav, and Lin Shaopei,"Selection of Most Informative Components in Risk Mitigation Analysis of Supply Networks: An Information-Gain Approach," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 267-271 , 2012.