Evaluation of Industry 4.0 Applications for Agriculture using AHP Methodolog

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Kocaeli Journal of Science and Engineering, vol.4, no.1, pp.39-45, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier


In today’s world because of increasing competition, shifting customer demands and expectations firms have to shorten their time-to-market, increase their flexibility and efficiency. Industry 4.0 applications as meet these requirements gain popularity. Awareness of the necessity of Industry 4.0 applications for excellent customer experience and great innovation capacity and studies searching advantageous applications for related sectors are increasing day by day. In this context, the agriculture sector, like other sectors, adapts to the changing conditions within the scope of Industry 4.0, and the concept of Agriculture 4.0, which includes digital agricultural technologies, appears. This study provides a detailed framework for the transition from Industry 4.0 to Agriculture 4.0 and digital agricultural tools. In addition, it is aimed to contribute to the literature by choosing the best alternative by evaluating these digital agricultural tools with the Analytical Hierarchy Process method according to cost, income, applicability and practicality criteria.