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Choosing a Voting Procedure for Assessing the Readiness of Technology for Generating Energy

  • Adiel Teixeira de AlmeidaEmail author
  • Danielle Costa Morais
  • Hannu Nurmi
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Part of the Advances in Group Decision and Negotiation book series (AGDN, volume 9)

Abstract

This Chapter presents an illustration of the framework for choosing a voting procedure applied to the context of assessing the Readiness of Technology for Generating Energy. The illustration is based on Morais et al. (Math Probl Eng (Online), 1–11, 2015) and is used in order to prioritize technologies that are critical for power generation in the Energy Sector. This problem was tackled in response to a request from CGEE (Centro de Gestão e Estudos Estratégicos, in English, the Center for Management and Strategic Studies) which is a Center that offers support to decision-making processes related to topics in science, technology and innovation. It does so by undertaking research and conducting strategic assessment studies based on a wide-ranging collaboration with experts and institutions of the Brazilian System of Science, Technology and Innovation with a view to promoting collaboration between the education and business sectors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE)RecifeBrazil
  2. 2.University of TurkuTurkuFinland

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