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Multiple Criteria Decision Making : Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference Hagen (Germany) - Gunter Fandel

Multiple Criteria Decision Making

Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference Hagen (Germany)

By: Gunter Fandel (Editor), Tomas Gal (Editor)

Paperback Published: 20th February 1997
ISBN: 9783540620976
Number Of Pages: 678

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The organizers of the 12th International Conference on Multiple Cri­ teria Decision Making (MCDM) held June 19-23, 1995 in Hagen received the second time the opportunity to prepare an international conference on MCDM in Germany; the first opportunity has been the 3rd International Conference on MCDM in Konigswinter, 1979. Quite a time ellapsed since then and therefore it might be interesting to compare some indicators of the development of the International Society on MCDM, which has been founded in Konigswinter. Stanley Zionts has been elected first president and all 44 participants of that Conference became founding members. Today our Society has over 1200 members and its own Journal (MCDM World Scan). In Hagen, 1996, we had 152 participants from 34 countries. It is interesting to mention that also other Groups established their organi­ zation, like the European Working Group on Multiple Criteria Decision Aid, the German Working Group on Decision Theory and Applications, the Multi­ Objective Programming and Goal Programming Group, ESIGMA, and some others. It is also interesting to note that the intersection of members of all these Groups and Societies is not empty and there is quite a cooperation among them.

An Algorithm for Vectorial Control Approximation Problemsp. 3
Multiple Criteria Models with the Linear Pseudoboolean Functions and Disjunctive Restrictionsp. 13
Optimality Conditions in Set-Valued Vector Optimizationp. 22
A Multiple Objective Approach to Nash Equilibria in Bimatrix Gamesp. 31
The Bargaining Model for Characteristic-Function Gamep. 40
Calculus of Choquet Boundaries Using Pareto Setsp. 47
Generalized Mond-Weir Duality for Multiobjective Nonsmooth Programmingp. 55
The Nucleolus in Multiobjective n-Person Cooperative Gamesp. 64
Sufficient Conditions in the Vector-Valued Maximin Problemsp. 74
Error Estimates for the Crude Approximation of the Trade-Off Curvep. 83
Stability and Sensitivity Analysis in Noncooperative Gamesp. 93
Limiting Solution Set Structure for Converging Multiple Objective Dynamic Problems Sequencep. 103
Choosing and Ranking on the Basis of Fuzzy Preference Relations with the "Min in Favor"p. 115
Models of Cooperative Decision Makingp. 128
The Predictive Power of the Self Explicated Approach and the Analytic Hierarchy Process: A Comparisonp. 137
Group Decision Making and Hierarchical Modellingp. 147
Propagation of Errors in Multicriteria Location Analysis: A Case Studyp. 154
Reference Distribution - An Interactive Approach to Multiple Homogeneous and Anonymous Criteriap. 156
Rank-Ordering of Alternatives in Multiattribute Decision with Incomplete Informationp. 166
Structuring Techniques in Multiset Spacesp. 174
The Sensitivity Analysis of "Inexact" Multicriteria Decisionsp. 185
Goal Programming and Multiple Criteria Decision Making: Some Reflectionsp. 192
Stopping Rules in Collective Expert Proceduresp. 199
Multiple Criteria Discrete Dynamic Programmingp. 202
MCDM and Models of Voting Decision Makingp. 212
Distributed Multiobjective Optimization Problems and Methods for Their Solutionp. 222
Decision Making: Some Experiences, Myths and Observationsp. 233
An Interior Multiobjective Linear Programming Algorithm Using Aspirationsp. 245
A Fuzzy Solution Approach to a Fuzzy Linear Goal Programming Problemp. 255
COPE-ing with V-I-S-A - Integrated Support from Problem Structuring through to Alternative Evaluationp. 265
An Algorithmic Package for the Resolution and Analysis of Convex Multiple Objective Problemsp. 275
From TRIMAP to SOMMIX - Building Effective Interactive MOLP Computational Toolsp. 285
Pareto Simulated Annealingp. 297
A Reference Direction Interactive Algorithm of the Multiple Objective Nonlinear Integer Programmingp. 308
Rough Set Approach to Multi-Attribute Choice and Ranking Problemsp. 318
Concepts of a Learning Object-Oriented Problem Solver (LOOPS)p. 330
Outranking-Driven Search Over a Nondominated Setp. 340
An Interactive Method for Solving Multiple Objective Quadratic-Linear Programming Modelsp. 350
An Approximation to the Value Efficient Setp. 360
Choosing a Finite Set of Nondominated Points with Respect to a Finite Set of Reference Pointsp. 372
A Method for Searching Rationality in Pairwise Choicesp. 374
Zero-One Goal Programming Under Interdependence of Actionsp. 383
An Interactive Fuzzy Decomposition Method for Large-Scale Multiobjective Nonlinear Programming Problemsp. 393
Basic Concepts in Derivation of Fuzzy Multiattribute Utility Functionsp. 403
Feed-Forward Neural Networks for Approximating Pairwise Preference Structuresp. 413
A Comparison Between Goal Programming and Regression Analysis for Portfolio Selectionp. 421
A General Purpose Interactive Goal Programming Algorithmp. 433
A Tchebycheff Metric Approach to the Optimal Path Problem with Nonlinear Multiattribute Cost Functionsp. 445
Multicriteria Optimization of ABS Control Algorithms Using a Quasi-Monte Carlo Methodp. 457
Dynamic System Design via Multicriteria Optimizationp. 467
Quality-Driven Decision Making in Digital System Designp. 479
Deriving a Maintenance Strategy Through the Application of a Multiple Criteria Decision Making Methodologyp. 481
Ring Network Design: An MCDM Approachp. 491
A Construction Accuracy Control System of Cable Stayed Bridge Using a Multi-Objective Programming Techniquep. 501
MCDM in Water Resources Investment Planningp. 510
Optimal and Robust Shapes of a Pipe Conveying Fluidp. 519
Multi-Objective Modeling for Engineering Applications in Decision Supportp. 529
Multi-Criteria Decision Making to Rank the Jordan-Yarmouk Basin Co-Riparians Water Allocations According to the Helsinki and ILC Rulesp. 543
Multi-Criteria Decision Support System for Water Strategic Planning in Jordanp. 545
An Application of MCDM in Local Water Resources Managementp. 556
Application of ELECTRE III to the Integrate Management of Municipal Solid Wastes in the Greater Athens Areap. 568
A Multidimensional Framework for Strategic Decisionsp. 581
The Multiobjective Metaheuristic Approach for Optimization of Complex Manufacturing Systemsp. 591
Portfolio Selection Using the Idea of Reference Solutionp. 593
Model "Inflation - Non Payment - Production - Loans" and Its Implementation in Russiap. 603
Equity and MCDA in the Event of a Nuclear Accidentp. 612
The Evolving Role of MCDM in Risk Managementp. 622
Integer Goal Programming Model for Nursing Scheduling: A Case Studyp. 634
Multiple Criteria Vendor Selection: A Case Studyp. 644
Scheduling of Unit Processing Time Jobs on a Single Machinep. 654
Linear Goal Programming Model for Managing Balance Sheet of a Commercial Bankp. 661
Local Tax Planning with AHP and Delphip. 667
Conference Organization and Sponsorsp. 676
List of Participantsp. 677
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ISBN: 9783540620976
ISBN-10: 3540620974
Series: Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 678
Published: 20th February 1997
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.53
Weight (kg): 0.96