Distance Measures for Hesitant Fuzzy Sets and Their Extensions

  • Bahram FarhadiniaEmail author
  • Zeshui Xu
Part of the Uncertainty and Operations Research book series (UOR)


Distance measures are fundamentally important in various fields such as decision making, market prediction, and pattern recognition. Such an important role of distance measures in decision-making reveals that they should be investigated thoroughly from different aspects, together with their applicable properties. In the present chapter, we first deal with different distance measures that are proposed for HFSs/HFEs, and discuss their issues from different perspectives. Then, we present the other kinds of distance measures related to IVHFSs, DHFSs, HOHFSs, and HFLTSs in the sequel.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Quchan University of TechnologyQuchanIran
  2. 2.Business SchoolSichuan UniversityChengduChina

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