Multicriteria Decision Support in Designing Transport Systems

  • Marianna JacynaEmail author
  • Mariusz Wasiak
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 531)


Paper presents selected aspects of multicriteria decision making in transport. One of the significant problems of modern transport systems is proper assessment of selection of transport system equipment to performed tasks. This assessment is difficult due to the complexity of issues. On the one hand it results from technical limitations, financial and ecological constraints, and public interest, but on the other hand various points of view of individual participants of transportation process trying to maximize their individual advantage must be taken into account. As a result the examination and evaluation of transport systems requires multi-criteria decision-making models. These models allow taking into account a number of contradictory points of view and lead to the identification of a “best compromise”. Assessment of transport organization alternatives was performed by Super Choose application. The application implements ranking method and MAJA method to support decision-making.


Decision support Vector criteria function Multi-faceted issue 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Transport, Department of Logistics and Transport SystemsWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland

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