Effect of the Coordination Modes in Supporting Group Multiple Criteria Decision Making in a Distributed and Asynchronous Environment

  • Juan Carlos Leyva López
  • Dina Esperanza López Elizalde
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2440)


To solve a multiple criteria decision problem by a collaborative group is necessary to have an adequate coordination process. This paper discusses an on-going research project, which aims to develop an internet-based Multiple Criteria Group Decision Support System (MCGDSS) - which will support to collaborative group decision makers in reaching a consensus when they try to solve a ranking problem - and to further investigate the impacts of such a system on group multiple criteria decision aid (MCDA) process performed in parallel and sequential coordination modes. Features of the MCGDSS prototype and design of a follow-up laboratory experiment are described in this paper.


Group Decision Support Systems Multiple Criteria Decision Aid Ranking Problem Coordination Modes ELECTRE Methods 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Carlos Leyva López
    • 1
  • Dina Esperanza López Elizalde
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad de OccidenteCuliacán, SinaloaMéxico

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