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Fuzzy Decision Making: Its Pioneers and Supportive Environment

  • Cengiz KahramanEmail author
  • Sezi Çevik Onar
  • Başar Öztayşi
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Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 341)

Abstract

Fuzzy decision making is the collection of single or multicriteria techniques aiming at selecting the best alternative in case of imprecise, incomplete, and vague data. This chapter reviews the fuzzy decision making literature and summarizes the review results by tabular and graphical illustrations. The classification is based on the new extensions of fuzzy sets: Intuitionistic, hesitant, and type-2 fuzzy sets. Later, the media publishing fuzzy decision making papers, journals, books, conferences, and societies are summarized. Finally, fuzzy decision making examples are given for ordinary, intuitionistic, hesitant, and type-2 fuzzy sets.

Keywords

Decision-making Ordinary fuzzy set Intuitionistic fuzzy set Hesitant fuzzy set Type-2 fuzzy set 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cengiz Kahraman
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sezi Çevik Onar
    • 1
  • Başar Öztayşi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial EngineeringIstanbul Technical UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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