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Using consistency-driven pairwise comparisons in knowledge-based systems

Waldemar W. Koczkodaj, Michael W. Herman, Marian Orłowski
1997 Proceedings of the sixth international conference on Information and knowledge management - CIKM '97  
Knowledge acquisition using the consistency-driven pairwise comparisons method, when supported by properly designed software, contributes to the improvement of the quality of knowledge-based systems.  ...  The consistency-driven pairwise comparisons method is based on an inconsistency index and its use as a validation technique.  ...  This paper wiil demonstrate the consistency-driven pairwise comparisons method as a powerful knowledge acquisition technique in knowledge-based systems and data mining.  ... 
doi:10.1145/266714.266867 dblp:conf/cikm/KoczkodajHO97 fatcat:4uv2dhpkjvbf5ab6pyxnni7fhq

Developing a Knowledge-Driven Decision Support System for University/College Selection Problem in Kuwait

Suat Kasap, the Industrial Engineering Department, College of Engineering and Technology, American University of the Middle East, Kuwait, Danah Abbas, Maryam Khajah, Marwa Ashknani
2020 International Journal of Information and Education Technology  
A Decision Support System (DSS), more specifically, a knowledge-driven DSS is developed to consider this problem.  ...  Microsoft excel is used in applying AHP, and a Website is built to represent the future business.  ...  There are different types of DSSs that include: model-driven systems, data-driven systems, knowledge-driven systems, and group support systems.  ... 
doi:10.18178/ijiet.2020.10.1.1333 fatcat:pyxl65e26nhdzdkbiphp42awny

A weak order solution to a group ranking and consistency-driven pairwise comparisons

Ryszard Janicki, Waldemar W. Koczkodaj
1998 Applied Mathematics and Computation  
A novel non-numerical algorithm, based on a partial order, for solving a group ranking problem is compared with the more traditional consistency-driven approach.  ...  Both approaches are based on the fundamental concept ofpairwise comparisons. Potential applications are discussed.  ...  The method of consistency-driven pairwise comparisons allows us to express local preferences and compute the global merit index which can be used for drawing the final conclusions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0096-3003(97)10080-7 fatcat:on3cvyx2kfhbhbb46mgs2qgnee

Data Efficient Educational Assessment via Multi-Dimensional Pairwise Comparisons

Hyunbin Loh, Piljae Chae, Chanyou Hwang
2020 Educational Data Mining  
However, it is shown that using pairwise comparisons without the direct usage of instance features can show better assessments in the aspect of consistency, and speed.  ...  Whereas CJ requires direct comparisons of instances to obtain the final fit of the label, we give a generalization by proposing a label prediction model which uses the multi-dimensional features of pairwise  ...  In real-world systems, many assessment methods are based on domain expert knowledge, such as Knowledge Graphs, tagging of contents, and expert designed rule based models (such as the Rasch model in IRT  ... 
dblp:conf/edm/LohCH20 fatcat:ozx3agh6brhxrexxg6vgbc62ly

Managing Null Entries in Pairwise Comparisons

W. W. Koczkodaj, Michael W. Herman, Marian Orlowski
1999 Knowledge and Information Systems  
This paper shows how to manage null entries in pairwise comparisons matrices.  ...  In practice, some experts may not be able (or available) to provide all assessments. Therefore managing null entries is a necessary extension of the pairwise comparisons method.  ...  The dynamic process of consistency analysis is facilitated by software, which locates and displays the most inconsistent assessments (as implemented in The Concluder system which has been released to the  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03325094 fatcat:6qtepqopuzdrpgxsxyyirhkefa

Application of Knowledge-Driven Methods for Mineral Prospectivity Mapping of Polymetallic Sulfide Deposits in the Southwest Indian Ridge between 46° and 52°E

Yao Ma, Jiangnan Zhao, Yu Sui, Shili Liao, Zongyao Zhang
2020 Minerals  
and knowledge-driven methods.  ...  The results show that the areas under the ROC curve of the fuzzy logic and the fuzzy AHP model are 0.813 and 0.887, respectively, indicating that prediction based on knowledge-driven methods can effectively  ...  Discussion Determination of Weight Value in Knowledge-Driven Model We used two knowledge-driven methods for regional mineral resource prediction, and used expert knowledge and fuzzy set theory to provide  ... 
doi:10.3390/min10110970 fatcat:2s3rzgsxnngytpkozl2tlezgji

A Conception of Pairwise Comparisons Model for Selection of Appropriate Body Surface Area Calculation Formula

Grzegorz Redlarski, Waldemar W. Koczkodaj, Marek Krawczuk, Janusz Siebert, Katarzyna E. Mrozik, Aleksander Palkowski, Piotr M Tojza
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems  
For this purpose, the pairwise comparisons (PC) method is suggested.  ...  This article presents a proposition of using consistency-driven PC, as well as the basic and most important aspects of using PC to determine the appropriate BSA calculation formula.  ...  The consistency driven approach is, in brief, the next step in the development of pairwise comparisons.  ... 
doi:10.15439/2016f146 dblp:conf/fedcsis/RedlarskiKKSMPT16 fatcat:kq2ractcgbfpxfocpqqlgplade

An orthogonal basis for computing a consistent approximation to a pairwise comparisons matrix

W.W. Koczkodaj, M. Orlowski
1997 Computers and Mathematics with Applications  
The algorithm for finding the optimal consistent approximation of an inconsistent pairwise comparisons matrix is based on a logarithmic transformation of a pairwise comparisons matrix into a vector space  ...  Orthogonal basis is introduced in the vector space.  ...  It can be used as a powerful inference tool and knowledge acquisition technique in knowledge-based systems and data mining.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0898-1221(97)00205-8 fatcat:dixt2ni3mzgxleapmzgeieys7a

Data- and knowledge-driven mineral prospectivity maps for Canada's North

J.R. Harris, E. Grunsky, P. Behnia, D. Corrigan
2015 Ore Geology Reviews  
Motivated by the recent successful results of using GIS modeling in a variety of problems related to the geosciences, some knowledge-based methods were applied to a regional scale mapping of the mineral  ...  The values were determined by expert knowledge or logistic functions. Based upon this analysis, three main exploration targets were recognized in the Feyz-Abad district.  ...  In knowledge-driven prediction, the assigned weights to every spatial evidence layer are based upon a geoscientist's knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.oregeorev.2015.01.004 fatcat:oulgon2r6fgmbmsv6cbtywnzau

On distance-based inconsistency reduction algorithms for pairwise comparisons

W. W. Koczkodaj, S. J. Szarek
2010 Logic Journal of the IGPL  
Our postulate's aim is to initiate a paradigm shift in the search for a better scale construction for pairwise comparisons.  ...  Beyond pairwise comparisons, the results presented may be relevant to other methods using subjective scales.  ...  The new results and applications of pairwise comparisons show the importance of the consistency-driven approach.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jigpal/jzp062 fatcat:ej6tvcamurewxktvenfyjll27m

Design to Fit - Morphological Analysis as a Tool for Exercise Design

Pär Hans Tuve Eriksson, Niklas Hallberg
2019 International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
An exercise may have a role both as a provider of knowledge about the crisis management system, and its performance, and as a driver of change through training of individuals, groups and organizations.  ...  However, the relationship between the design and characteristics of a specific exercise, and the usability of its results in the development of the crisis management system is not well-understood.  ...  The results of the pairwise comparisons are shown in Figure 3 .  ... 
dblp:conf/iscram/ErikssonH19 fatcat:7dlgsew57rbcpbey2yrpp753hm

Visual scalability of spatial ensemble uncertainty

Sujan Anreddy, Song Zhang, Andrew Mercer, Jamie Dyer, J. Edward Swan
2015 2015 IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST)  
These spaces guides the analyst to build their knowledge based on type of uncertainty characteristics acquired at each stage of the framework as shown in Figure 1 .  ...  pairwise distances.  ...  This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under award NSF1117871.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vast.2015.7347671 dblp:conf/ieeevast/AnreddyZMDS15 fatcat:4wc3a5liofcgbkazzqkn3wyvza

Spatial multi-criteria decision analysis to predict suitability for African swine fever endemicity in Africa

William A de Glanville, Laurence Vial, Solenne Costard, Barbara Wieland, Dirk U Pfeiffer
2014 BMC Veterinary Research  
We provide further evidence for the utility of knowledge-driven risk mapping in animal health, particularly in data-sparse environments.  ...  In order to incorporate the uncertainty in the relative importance of different criteria in defining suitability, we modelled decisions within the MCDA framework using a stochastic approach.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was funded by the ASFRISK project; "Evaluating and controlling the risk of African swine fever in the EU" (EC, FP7-KBBE-2007-1, Project #211691).  ... 
doi:10.1186/1746-6148-10-9 pmid:24406022 pmcid:PMC3918235 fatcat:mkoqla67zzagrh4auxy73hmhqe

Context-Oriented knowledge management for decision support in business socio-cyber-physical networks: Conceptual and methodical foundations

Alexander Smirnov, Kurt Sandkuhl
2017 2017 20th Conference of Open Innovations Association (FRUCT)  
Knowledge management is a crucial task for successful collaboration in business networks.  ...  The paper describes a scenario tailored to the needs of knowledge management in business socio-cyber-physical networks.  ...  Example of the task pattern "A generic method to weight criteria is the pairwise comparison" (which is used for comparing and evaluating several alternatives) presented below: Pairwise Comparison Method  ... 
doi:10.23919/fruct.2017.8071342 dblp:conf/fruct/SmirnovS17 fatcat:am6r4uedz5fgtgs53xfxqzabaa

Exploring Patterns of Sustainability Stimuli of Project Managers

Carl Marnewick, Gilbert Silvius, Ron Schipper
2019 Sustainability  
Twelve statements were used in a pair-wise comparison resulting in a combination of 66 questions. A sample of 101 project managers was analyzed to determine the stimuli patterns.  ...  Three stimuli patterns are used i.e., intrinsically motivated, pragmatic and task driven.  ...  Table 4 shows that two of the three patterns had a good internal consistency in the answering of the pairwise comparison questions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11185016 fatcat:75oyqcgtyjdyvb7sitd5tgad7i
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