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A Study on alliance analysis in civil aviation industry based on fuzzy landscape theory

  • Shigemasa Suganuma
  • Jian Chen
  • Yoshiteru Nakamori
Conference paper
Part of the Agent-Based Social Systems book series (ABSS, volume 1)

Summary

The concept of landscape theory provides a way of thinking about the many possible ways in which elements of a system can fit together, predicting which configurations are most likely to occur, how much dissatisfaction with the outcomes is inevitable, and how the system will respond to changes in the relationship between the elements. Recently we extended landscape theory using the notion of fuzzy partitions.

In this paper we study the formation of competing alliances by companies who wish to increase their own business efficiency in the civil aviation industry. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the fuzzy landscape theory by using an airline industry case.

Key words

Landscape theory Global alliance civil aviation Membership value 

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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shigemasa Suganuma
    • 1
  • Jian Chen
    • 2
  • Yoshiteru Nakamori
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Knowledge ScienceJapan Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyIshikawaJapan
  2. 2.School of Economics and ManagementTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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