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Scaling Effects in Spatial Multi-Criteria Decision Aggregation in Integrated River Basin Management

Rania Taha, Jörg Dietrich, Alexandra Dehnhardt, Jesko Hirschfeld
2019 Water  
Therefore, aggregation often combines spatial analysis and multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA).  ...  Herein, we investigate: (1) the effect of applying different aggregation pathways on the outcome of the RBMP using the technique for order of preference by similarity to ideal solution (TOPSIS) as an MCDA  ...  We are thankful for the constructive comments of the reviewers, which helped to improve our paper. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w11020355 fatcat:nn33kbzrxzdhpjvdcjvyerdgmi

Optimal Partner Combination for Joint Distribution Alliance using Integrated Fuzzy EW-AHP and TOPSIS for Online Shopping

Yandong He, Xu Wang, Yun Lin, Fuli Zhou
2016 Sustainability  
In the third phase, the JDA partner combinations are ranked by employing fuzzy TOPSIS approach. The sensitivity analysis is considered for the optimal partner combination.  ...  by similarity to an ideal solution (fuzzy TOPSIS)  ...  Sensitivity Analysis Sensitivity analysis is to test the robustness of a proposed method, and the influence of criteria weight changes on the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su8040341 fatcat:tgnloli5m5blnlmtcuknlscouq

An integrated model for evaluation of maternal health care in China

Qianlong Zhao, Junyi Chen, Fulun Li, Aishu Li, Qian Li, Dragan Pamucar
2021 PLoS ONE  
Then, based on the multi-criteria decision-making (MCDA) methodology, the entropy weighted technique for order preference by similarity to an ideal solution (TOPSIS), entropy weighted rank-sum ratio (RSR  ...  In addition, sensitivity analysis was engaged to validate the stability and accuracy of the achieved results.  ...  Multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) method for assessing the sustainability of end-of-life alternatives for waste plastics: A case study of Norway.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0245300 pmid:33507961 fatcat:33jwtqbf7jdjzivtca3cin2hte

A comparison of TOPSIS, grey relational analysis and COPRAS methods for machine selection problem in the food industry of Turkey

Sami Özcan, Ali Kemal Çelik
2021 International Journal of Production Management and Engineering  
Criterion weights were calculated using entropy method and then integrated into TOPSIS (Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solutions), GRA (Grey Relational Analysis) and COPRAS (Complex  ...  <div data-canvas-width="540.0693333333334">The paper aims to compare the results of the selection/choice of cream separators by using multi-criteria decision-making methods in an integrated manner for  ...  The graphs obtained by changing the criterion weights are shown as follows: When the sensitivity analysis graphs for TOPSIS and COPRAS methods are examined together, it can be seen that there are no serious  ... 
doi:10.4995/ijpme.2021.14734 fatcat:xvbrkgc63zdzlna2ot77s75gje

Bütünleşik Bulanık AHP ve Bulanık TOPSIS Yöntemleri ile Stratejik Plan Hedeflerinin Önem Derecelerinin Belirlenmesi

Alper Kiraz, Onur Canpolat, Enes Furkan Erkan, Fatih Albayrak
2018 European Journal of Science and Technology  
Fuzzy AHP (Analytical Hierarchy Process) and Fuzzy TOPSIS (Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solutions) methods, which are multi-criteria decision-making methods, are used in order  ...  The Fuzzy AHP method is used to determine the weights of these criteria and the Fuzzy TOPSIS method is used to obtain the significance of the goals.  ...  Then, the goals are evaluated by decision makers for each criterion and the importance degrees of the goals are calculated by Fuzzy TOPSIS and ranked.  ... 
doi:10.31590/ejosat.428357 fatcat:xro23s5pnjbdzgq3kwfttvkjuu

Decision Making Methods and Applications in Civil Engineering

Jurgita Antucheviciene, Zdeněk Kala, Mohamed Marzouk, Egidijus Rytas Vaidogas
2015 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
Articles published in this special issue prove that useful information for making construction related decisions can be obtained by methods which do not belong to a formal DM, for instance, sensitivity  ...  In "Three-Dimensional Numerical Analysis of the Tunnel for Polyaxial State of Stress" by W.  ...  First of all, we thank professor Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas for having proposed the topic of this issue. Let us also thank the authors of articles published in the issue for their contribution.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/160569 fatcat:emwg3r24trdfdlybki37rkytiq

Assessment of distance-based multi-attribute group decision-making methods from a maintenance strategy perspective

Siew-Hong Ding, Shahrul Kamaruddin
2014 Journal of Industrial Engineering International  
Sensitivity analysis is conducted to demonstrate further the resilience of crisp TOPSIS and fuzzy TOPSIS.  ...  The technique of preference order by similarity to ideal solution (TOPSIS) is one of the most well-known decisionmaking methods and has been widely used by organizations to conduct effective decisions  ...  Author contributions Siew-Hong Ding participated in the design of the study, acquisition of data and performed the analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40092-014-0078-2 fatcat:owgb2psbdzachfkgkbndqhfefm

Applications and Modelling Using Multi-Attribute Decision Making to Rank Terrorist Threats

William P. Fox
2016 Journal of Socialomics  
We apply different multi-attribute schemes to the threats. We also apply sensitivity analysis to the methods.  ...  Keywords: Terrorist threats; Multi-attribute decision making; Analytical hierarchy process; Technique of order preference by similarity to ideal solution; Sensitivity analysis Data Envelopment Analysis  ...  Sensitivity analysis is essential to good analysis. Additionally, Alinehad [16] suggests sensitivity analysis for TOPSIS for changing an attribute weight.  ... 
doi:10.4172/2167-0358.1000162 fatcat:jvwf2uaocrcqniqwu2c5yharie

Comparative Analysis of TOPSIS and TODIM for the Performance Evaluation of Foreign Players in Indian Premier League

Vaishnudebi Dutta, Subhomoy Haldar, Prabjot Kaur, Yuvraj Gajpal, Qingyuan Zhu
2022 Complexity  
Finally, we perform a sensitivity analysis to determine the stability of each method when the weights of the criterion or the value of a parameter was changed.  ...  The paper uses three MCDM algorithms, TOPSIS, TODIM, and NR-TOPSIS, for foreign players ranking in the Indian Premier League. Our analysis is limited to the batsmen and bowlers only.  ...  Sensitivity Analysis e impact and stability of the weights (for both batting and bowling criteria) produced by rank-sum weight method are revealed in the sensitivity analysis for TOPSIS and TODIM.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/9986137 fatcat:dxtdh32ijrattdvrozvkczeqsy

A Proposed Approach for Selecting Third Party Logistic Alternatives

Noha Mostafa, Asmaa Galal, Hesham Elawady
2021 Egyptian Journal for Engineering Sciences and Technology  
Chang's (1992) Extent Analysis Method [37] : Fuzzy AHP is used for obtaining more decisive judgments by prioritizing the selection criteria and weighting them in the presence of vagueness in the problems  ...  Sensitivity analysis helps decision-makers see the effect of potential data changes and/or miscalculations on their pairwise comparisons.  ... 
doi:10.21608/eijest.2021.48088.1023 fatcat:vv3c2oxserdhvig6riri6ogpqa

Financial Performance Analysis of NBFC-MFIs in India using TOPSIS and IV-TOPSIS

Priyanka Roy, Binoti Patro
2021 International journal of mathematical, engineering and management sciences  
The robustness of the study has been checked through sensitivity analysis.  ...  valued TOPSIS (IV-TOPSIS) method.  ...  The authors would like to thank the editor and anonymous reviewers for their comments that help improve the quality of this work  ... 
doi:10.33889/ijmems.2021.6.5.086 fatcat:3xtyara6indm3jha2vag5jnlie

MULTI-CRITERIA DECISION-MAKING METHODS FOR SUPPLIER SELECTION: A LITERATURE REVIEW

Aytac Yildiz, A. Yesim Yayla
2015 South African Journal of Industrial Engineering  
Conventional methods cannot generate a realistic solution to the problem. Using MCDM methods considerably simplifies solving the problem, and enables decision-makers to make better decisions.  ...  In this study, a literature review was performed on MCDM methods used between 2001 and 2014 for the supplier selection problem.  ...  Alternative suppliers were arranged by using the obtained weights in the fuzzy TOPSIS method, and a sensitivity analysis was conducted. In a hypothetical example of a firm that produces TVs, Wei et al  ... 
doi:10.7166/26-2-1010 fatcat:pmjonka6hzfopoycoypgcuwm3a

Circular intuitionistic fuzzy TOPSIS method with vague membership functions: Supplier selection application context

Cengiz Kahraman, Istanbul Technical University, Industrial Engineering Department, Nurşah Alkan, Istanbul Technical University, Industrial Engineering Department
2021 Notes on Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets  
In this study, the TOPSIS method, which is one of the most used multi-criteria decision-making methods is extended to its CIF version.  ...  The proposed CIF-TOPSIS methodology is applied to the supplier selection problem. Then, a sensitivity analysis based on criteria weights is conducted to check the robustness of the proposed approach.  ...  Comparative analysis In this subsection, we compare our proposed CIF-TOPSIS method with the intuitionistic fuzzy (IF) TOPSIS method proposed by Boran et al [8] .  ... 
doi:10.7546/nifs.2021.27.1.24-52 fatcat:aq4tvvtp3vdujbttdhmrgduprm

Site selection for food distribution using rough set approach and TOPSIS method

Changez Khan, Sajid Anwar, Shariq Bashir, Abdul Rauf, Adnan Amin, Ildar Batyrshin, Dragan S. Pamučar, Paolo Crippa, Feng Liu
2015 Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems  
To be more precise and accurate, this work is extended to another multi-criteria decision-making technique solution: the TOPSIS method.  ...  Several methods have been proposed by the research community for effective site selection, but all proposed methods incur high costs.  ...  Results of TOPSIS method By applying the TOPSIS method steps to the result provided by the rough set approach to 40 sites, it was demonstrated that the TOPSIS method is able to successfully predict the  ... 
doi:10.3233/ifs-151941 fatcat:lw433gqqljgb7kofzexr4jkeyy

Risk Assessment Using Fuzzy TOPSIS and PRAT for Sustainable Engineering Projects

G.K. Koulinas, O.E. Demesouka, P.K. Marhavilas, A.P. Vavatsikos, D.E. Koulouriotis
2019 Sustainability  
The multicriteria method works in cooperation with a simple quantitative risk analysis and assessment process, the proportional risk assessment technique (PRAT), the functionality of which is based on  ...  In this study, we propose a safety risk assessment process using the fuzzy extension of the technique for order of preference by similarity to ideal solution (TOPSIS) for assigning priorities to risks  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11030615 fatcat:kwius5tpzjab5lnishygibwhhi
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