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A weighting method for the korean ECO-indicator

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Abstract

A weighting factor proposed in this paper is a product of a reduction factor (Ni/Ti) and a relative significance factor (fi). A politically determined critical impact (Ti/fi) is assumed to cause a critical damage defined as a level of damage acceptable to a society. A graph showing the relationship between relative damage and normalized impact indicates that the weighting factor ((Ni/Ti) fi) is the slope of this graph. It shows further that the relative damage is the same as the weighted impact.

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Correspondence to Kun M. Lee.

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Lee, K.M. A weighting method for the korean ECO-indicator. Int. J. LCA 4, 161–165 (1999). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02979451

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Keywords

  • Critical impact
  • damage
  • reduction factor
  • relative damage
  • relative significance factor
  • weighting