Goal Programming Approaches for Solving Fuzzy Integer Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Problems

  • Omar M. Saad
Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 16)


Multicriteria decision making can be divided into two parts: multi-attribute decision analysis and multi-criteria optimization. When the number of the feasible alternatives is large, we use multi-criteria optimization. On the other hand, multi-attribute decision analysis is most often applicable to problems with a small number of alternatives in an environment of uncertainty. In this chapter, a goal programming approach was analyzed to solve fuzzy integer multi-criteria decision-making problems.

Key words

Goal programming integer multi-criteria decision-making problem iterative goal programming approach fuzzy integer multi-criteria decision making problem 


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  • Omar M. Saad
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, College of ScienceQatar UniversityDohaQatar

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