The Selection of a Candidate in Relation to an Ideal Profile

  • Jaime Gil-Aluja
Part of the Applied Optimization book series (APOP, volume 11)


We will assume we have available 5 candidates to occupy a work place or job. This job is defined by 6 abilities or qualities, which it would be hoped were held by a candidate at a level considered as ideal. That is to say, we are looking for a person whose qualifications Ci ∊ [0, 1] are close to the possible maximum of a certain profile.


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaime Gil-Aluja
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  1. 1.Departament d’Economia i Organització d’EmpresesFacultat de Ciències Economiques i Empresarials de la Universität de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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