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E. Ertugrul Karsak, Nazli Goker
2019 Technological and Economic Development of Economy  
In this study, a novel common weight multiple criteria decision making (MCDM) approach based on data envelopment analysis (DEA) is presented to identify the best performing decision making unit (DMU) accounting  ...  Economic and financial performance assessment possesses an important role for efficient usage of available resources.  ...  An earlier two-stage efficiency model recommended by Karsak and Ahiska (2007) with an objective given in the second stage as ∈ − ∑ min j j EF M k d for determining the most efficient unit has several  ... 
doi:10.3846/tede.2020.11870 fatcat:cdn3bl3iyrgsdejv36djwhpnzi

Supplier Selection in Supply Chain Management with OWA Operator Weights

Elham Rostamiyan, Ghasem Tohidi, Amir Moradifar
2013 International Journal of u- and e- Service, Science and Technology  
One of the most important processes performed in enterprises today is the evaluation, selection and continuous measurement of suppliers.  ...  By adjusting the DM's optimism level, self-evaluated efficiencies can play a desirable role in the final overall efficiency assessment or ranking of the DMUs.  ...  It proves to be very effective in identifying DEA efficient units, which Supplier Selection One of the most important process performed in interest today is the evaluation, selection and continuous measurement  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijunesst.2013.6.5.15 fatcat:tl7c76j6rnhodex7h4y2j6rd6e

Subspace learning in minimax detection

Raja Fazliza R. Suleiman, David Mary, Andre Ferrari
2014 2014 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)  
The considered minimax detection approach relies on a GLR test allied to a sparsity constraint. This approach conditions the optimization of the target subspaces, in number r L.  ...  While the exact solution of the minimax optimization problem can be found for r = 1, the problem for r > 1 is more intricate and we propose two algorithms aimed at finding an approximate solution.  ...  The performances of five learned dictionaries are evaluated: two of them generated by the K-SVD algorithm for r = 1 and r = 21 (d K-SVD and D K-SVD 21 ), another two by the greedy minimax approach for  ... 
doi:10.1109/icassp.2014.6854163 dblp:conf/icassp/SuleimanMF14 fatcat:v63oai4avrdubojp7dwggsfini

Integration of simulation and DEA to determine the most efficient patient appointment scheduling model for a specific healthcare setting

Nazanin Aslani, Jun Zhang
2014 Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management  
Abstract: Purpose: This study is to develop a systematic approach for determining the most efficient patient appointment scheduling (PAS) model for a specific healthcare setting with its characteristics  ...  Provided in Cooperation with: Suggested Citation: Aslani, Nazanin; Zhang, Jun (2014) : Integration of simulation and DEA to determine the most efficient patient appointment scheduling model for a specific  ...  The minimax efficiency approach selects the two Configurations 2 and 10 as efficient configurations.  ... 
doi:10.3926/jiem.1058 fatcat:izpfp3my6jaahmxqeefhhqf4s4


V. Rach, O. Medvedieva, Ju. Zhuk
2021 Intelligent information systems for decision support in project and program management  
of a sensitivity threshold in identifying differences between two objects, stimuli, etc.  ...  The use of the information obtained in this case makes it possible to conduct a business analysis to identify differences in the level of prioritization between groups of projects within the portfolio,  ...  From the objects remaining in the ranking zone, the decision maker selects the most significant object for the conditions under consideration, and transfers it to the rightmost cell (for example, a rhombus  ... 
doi:10.30837/mmp.2021.215 fatcat:3vsqgrhefbcmnlv2gyuxfpg3d4

Assessing regret-based preference elicitation with the UTPREF recommendation system

Darius Braziunas, Craig Boutilier
2010 Proceedings of the 11th ACM conference on Electronic commerce - EC '10  
On the first two issues, we find that the minimax regret decision criterion is effective, understandable, and intuitively appealing.  ...  Recent approaches to elicitation using minimax regret have proven to be very powerful in simulation.  ...  In stage B, the system asks the user a series of queries, until minimax regret drops to an acceptable level.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1807342.1807377 dblp:conf/sigecom/BraziunasB10 fatcat:qnk5llfodbdizjpu2thh3xbyxa

Noninferior Bandwidth Line Simplification: Algorithm and Structural Analysis

Robert G. Cromley, Gerard M. Campbell
2010 Geographical Analysis  
The last approach is most frequently used among idiographic heuristics, establishing a bandwidth tolerance for selecting which points should be retained.  ...  The units given in the table are in hundredths of a digitizing unit on a Tektronix 5954 graphics tablet. The original string has a total of twenty-six line segments.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1538-4632.1991.tb00219.x fatcat:3twi3rueczbwnacve6dgjma2de

Rough Set Approaches to Imprecise Modeling [chapter]

Masahiro Inuiguchi
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
(We simulate a factory in a real world that has a production area and three warehouses for goods and two delivery points for first time .  The said factory is considered as a dynamic network.  In this  ...  Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is one of the methods most widely used for measuring the relative efficiency of DMUs in the world today.  ...  In order to compare the interval efficiency and the ranking of DMUs, a minimax regret-based approach was proposed by Wang et al. (2005) and we shall use this approach to rank the units.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47160-0_5 fatcat:iofq3pallbbsxozjm3ay4ymva4

Integrated bank performance assessment and management planning using hybrid minimax reference point – DEA approach

J.B. Yang, B.Y.H. Wong, D.L. Xu, X.B. Liu, R.E. Steuer
2010 European Journal of Operational Research  
most preferred solution (MPS) along the efficient frontier for each bank branch.  ...  A hybrid minimax reference point-data envelopment analysis (HMRP-DEA) approach is investigated to incorporate the value judgements of both branch managers and head-office directors and to search for the  ...  The authors are grateful to the managers of the bank and its branches for sharing their time with us and providing the background information and operational data to make this case study possible.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2010.07.001 fatcat:lgxgrmplr5d67msjht2ti2o7mq


Prasun Das
2010 International Journal for Quality Research  
Two important desirability functions, proposed by Harrington, 1965 and Gatza et al., 1972 are used in different combinations with the most useful tan-hyperbolic transfer function using real life data.  ...  As desirability functions, proposed by many authors, follow most of the properties of standard transfer f unctions used for ANN, the objective of hybridsation in this study is to make use the property  ...  In the second stage of the study, data were considered from steel product rolling process.  ... 
doaj:646817059e0744f08181cd8e38cc2430 fatcat:hvkf62vxvzdclli35nouvtkbhe

Minimax partial distortion competitive learning for optimal codebook design

Ce Zhu, Lai-Man Po
1998 IEEE Transactions on Image Processing  
A minimax criterion of minimizing the maximum partial distortion is introduced in this paper.  ...  The design of the optimal codebook for a given codebook size and input source is a challenging puzzle that remains to be solved.  ...  and written presentation of this paper, and an anonymous reviewer who streamlined and reworded precisely the presentation of Corollary 1 and its proof (in Subsection III-A) for our final version.  ... 
doi:10.1109/83.718481 pmid:18276207 fatcat:g5xy2szrrbcl3j4fcyqrgmq3nu

Employing Game Theory and Computational Intelligence to Find the Optimal Strategy of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle against a Submarine

Bartłomiej Józef Dzieńkowski, Christopher Strode, Urszula Markowska-Kaczmar
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems  
The paper introduces an approach that improves the Minimax algorithm in a complex naval environment. It assumes limited and scalable computational resources.  ...  Classic approaches based on Minimax suffer from an explosion of states, and they are difficult to use in real-time.  ...  Thus, the training process is more efficient and less constrained to a particular case. A.  ... 
doi:10.15439/2016f53 dblp:conf/fedcsis/DzienkowskiSM16 fatcat:e5screvhnre2jkuj3fjirokxfy

PathwayMultiomics: An R Package for Efficient Integrative Analysis of Multi-Omics Datasets With Matched or Un-matched Samples

Gabriel J. Odom, Antonio Colaprico, Tiago C. Silva, X. Steven Chen, Lily Wang
2021 Frontiers in Genetics  
The input of pathwayMultiomics is pathway p-values for individual omics data types, which are then integrated using a novel statistic, the MiniMax statistic, to prioritize pathways dysregulated in multiple  ...  Importantly, pathwayMultiomics is computationally efficient and does not require matched samples in multi-omics data.  ...  GO, LW wrote the paper, and all authors participated in the review and revision of the manuscript. LW conceived the original idea and supervised the project.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fgene.2021.783713 pmid:35003218 pmcid:PMC8729182 fatcat:ic4hhtgfineutlzw2tvokjmdnq

Automated robotic platforms in design and development of formulations

Liwei Cao, Danilo Russo, Alexei A. Lapkin
2021 AIChE Journal  
In this work, we review the existing approaches, clearly stating the role of automation and machine-learning-guided optimization in the broader framework.  ...  Moving from this, we review the state of the art of automated hardware and software for formulated product design, and identify the open challenges for future research.  ...  Discovery of new products in an automated fashion is also a promising research area that would allow for new unbiased approaches to efficiently identify and select new products to be optimized.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aic.17248 fatcat:u2phoesorbhq3huscwakux2f5q

A New Approach To Design An Efficient Cic Decimator Using Signed Digit Arithmetic

Vishal Awasthi, Krishna Raj
2014 Zenodo  
The sampling rate alteration generates the unwanted effects in the system such as spectral aliasing and spectral imaging during signal processing.  ...  due to aliasing effect during the decimation process.  ...  implementation level in the signal processing area.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1336578 fatcat:24by4dootnhi5ddditvlnmntke
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