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Modified distance measure on hesitant fuzzy sets and its application in multi-criteria decision making problem

  • Biplab SinghaEmail author
  • Mausumi Sen
  • Nidul Sinha
Application Article


The distance measure based on hesitant fuzzy sets is an effective tool in the field of treating similar objects where it distinguishes the difference between two objects. Several distance measures have been proposed so far by different researchers. In this paper, we have proposed modifications in the existing distance measure so that some situations in real life conditions can be handled easily with the proposed distance measure whereas the existing one can not. Finally, the validity and applicability of the proposed distance measure is discussed with some existing examples.


Hesitant fuzzy sets Hesitant fuzzy elements Distance measure Similarity measure 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Technology SilcharSilcharIndia

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