Intuitionistic Fuzzy Hybrid Multi-criteria Decision-Making Approach with TOPSIS Method Using Entropy Measure for Weighting Criteria

  • Talat ParveenEmail author
  • H. D. Arora
  • Mansaf Alam
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Selecting a university which provides best education and fulfils all criteria among many alternatives for specific student is a challenging task. Hesitancy and vagueness in decision-making are best dealt with intuitionistic fuzzy sets. It is a multi-criteria decision-making problem among several alternatives involving several academic and non-academic criteria where for student it is difficult to decide precisely based on the available information. The study is concerned with the criteria that influence the student’s university selection and to establish the multi-criteria model for ranking the universities based on important criteria affecting selection by students. In this paper, an intuitionistic fuzzy entropy-based MCDM is proposed with TOPSIS method to determine the vagueness and exactness of alternatives over the effective academic and non-academic criteria; to aggregate the decision-maker’s opinion, intuitionistic fuzzy operator is applied over considered criteria for all alternatives, and the proposed method is applied to rank the universities.


Multi-criteria decision-making MCDM TOPSIS Entropy University selection Education 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsAmity Institute of Applied Sciences, Amity UniversityNoidaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceJamia Millia IslamiaNew DelhiIndia

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