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Multi-criteria Decision Making Methods: A Comparative Study


Part of the Applied Optimization book series (APOP, volume 44)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Evangelos Triantaphyllou
    Pages 1-4
  3. Evangelos Triantaphyllou
    Pages 5-21
  4. Evangelos Triantaphyllou
    Pages 23-55
  5. Evangelos Triantaphyllou
    Pages 57-72
  6. Evangelos Triantaphyllou
    Pages 73-86
  7. Evangelos Triantaphyllou
    Pages 115-129
  8. Evangelos Triantaphyllou
    Pages 131-175
  9. Evangelos Triantaphyllou
    Pages 235-239
  10. Evangelos Triantaphyllou
    Pages 241-262
  11. Evangelos Triantaphyllou
    Pages 263-265
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 267-289

About this book


Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) has been one of the fastest growing problem areas in many disciplines. The central problem is how to evaluate a set of alternatives in terms of a number of criteria. Although this problem is very relevant in practice, there are few methods available and their quality is hard to determine. Thus, the question `Which is the best method for a given problem?' has become one of the most important and challenging ones.
This is exactly what this book has as its focus and why it is important. The author extensively compares, both theoretically and empirically, real-life MCDM issues and makes the reader aware of quite a number of surprising `abnormalities' with some of these methods. What makes this book so valuable and different is that even though the analyses are rigorous, the results can be understood even by the non-specialist.
Audience: Researchers, practitioners, and students; it can be used as a textbook for senior undergraduate or graduate courses in business and engineering.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, College of EngineeringLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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