Basic DEA Models with R Codes

  • Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi
  • Ali EbrahimnejadEmail author
  • Mohsen Vaez-Ghasemi
  • Zohreh Moghaddas
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 386)


As a powerful assessment tool, DEA is very famous in variety of areas. Different applications are performed using EA models for relative evaluations. Being familiar with DEA models and their characteristics is necessary as a mathematical tool for evaluation. In this chapter at first some basic models of DEA technique are briefly reviewed and introduced literally and mathematically. Then, R codes of these models along with numerical examples are provided for readers.


DEA models Efficiency scores Benchmark units Efficient and inefficient units 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi
    • 1
  • Ali Ebrahimnejad
    • 2
    Email author
  • Mohsen Vaez-Ghasemi
    • 3
  • Zohreh Moghaddas
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Science and Research BranchIslamic Azad UniversityTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics, Qaemshahr BranchIslamic Azad UniversityQaemshahrIran
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics, Rasht BranchIslamic Azad UniversityRashtIran
  4. 4.Department of Mathematics, Qazvin BranchIslamic Azad UniversityQazvinIran

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