Linguistic Decision Making

Theory and Methods

  • Zeshui Xu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Zeshui Xu
    Pages 1-14
  3. Zeshui Xu
    Pages 15-85
  4. Zeshui Xu
    Pages 87-175
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 227-230

About this book


"Linguistic Decision Making: Theory and Methods" is the first monograph which mainly deals with the interdisciplinary subject of computing with words, information fusion and decision analysis. It provides a thorough and systematic introduction to the linguistic aggregation operators, linguistic preference relations, and various models for and approaches to multi-attribute decision making with linguistic information. It also offers various practical examples with tables and figures to illustrate the theory and methods discussed. Researchers and professionals engaged in the relevant fields will find it a useful reference book.

Professor Zeshui Xu, senior member of the IEEE, works at the PLA University of Science and Techology, China.


Linguistic aggregation operator Linguistic aggregation operator Linguistic label Linguistic label Linguistic preference relations Linguistic preference relations Multi-attribute decision making Multi-attribute decision making

Authors and affiliations

  • Zeshui Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of SciencesPLA University of Science and Technology NanjingNanjing, JiangsuP.R. China

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Science Press, Beijing and Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Mathematics and Statistics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-29439-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-29440-2
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