Automation and Remote Control

, Volume 74, Issue 3, pp 537–542 | Cite as

Processing the pairwise comparison matrix by the maximum likelihood method

  • Yu. V. Bugaev
  • B. E. Nikitin
  • S. N. Chernyaeva
Control Systems and Information Technologies


This paper suggests the method of utility estimation for certain alternatives based on their pairwise comparison. The pairwise comparison matrix being formed is interpreted as the result of a measurement with random errors. Finally, a numerical example is provided to illustrate operation of the method.


Remote Control Maximum Likelihood Method Multicriteria Decision Pairwise Comparison Matrix Pairwise Comparison Matrice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. V. Bugaev
    • 1
  • B. E. Nikitin
    • 1
  • S. N. Chernyaeva
    • 1
  1. 1.Voronezh State Academy of TechnologyVoronezhRussia

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