Index Matrices as a Decision-Making Tool for Job Appointment

  • Velichka TranevaEmail author
  • Vassia Atanassova
  • Stoyan Tranev
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11189)


The paper explores the process of decision making, related to the appointment of the human factor in an incomplete information environment. We propose for the first time a new approach to optimization of the process of appointment and reappointment, based on partial knowledge about the values of evaluation criteria of the human resources over time, using the apparatuses of index matrices and of intuitionistic fuzzy sets.

In the paper, the 3-dimensional optimal appointment problem is formulated and an algorithm for its optimal solution is proposed, where the evaluations of candidates against criteria formulated by several experts in a certain time (or location), are intuitionistic fuzzy pairs. The proposed algorithm for the solution takes into account the ratings of the experts and the weighting coefficients of the assessment criterion according to its priority for the respective position.


Appointment Index matrix Intuitionistic fuzzy pair 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.“Prof. Asen Zlatarov” UniversityBourgasBulgaria
  2. 2.Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical EngineeringBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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