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Specialty Grand Challenge: Multi-Criteria Decision Making for Better Sustainability

Jingzheng Ren
2020 Frontiers in Sustainability  
Multi-criteria decision making, also called "multi-criteria decision analysis" refers to the evaluation of multiple conflicting criteria in decision making, and it usually involves multiple decision criteria  ...  Life cycle sustainability assessment (LCSA) as the combination of LCA, LCC, and SLCA has also be widely used for multi-criteria sustainability assessment and analysis.  ...  No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frsus.2020.00002 fatcat:uvatelgtbve3bl2zwapnnu5c6i

A Rapid Literature Review of Multi-Criteria Decision Support Methods in the Context of One Health for All-Hazards Threat Prioritization

Jiawei Zhao, Tiffany Smith, Melissa Lavigne, Cécile Aenishaenslin, Ruth Cox, Aamir Fazil, Ana Johnson, Javier Sanchez, Benoit Hermant
2022 Frontiers in Public Health  
BackgroundMulti-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) is a decision support tool that can be used in public health emergency management.  ...  Six commonly used prioritization criteria were identified: threat, health, intervention, strategic, social, and economic impact.  ...  We would also like to acknowledge other members of the Risk and Capability Assessment Unit at PHAC including JW, DK, and LT for their support on this project.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2022.861594 pmid:35493347 pmcid:PMC9051240 fatcat:ul323zf77bdzfbba3v43lkhjz4

A Novel Approach to Select an Appropriate Requirements Prioritization Technique

Punam Bajaj, Vineet Arora
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Budgetary restrictions and time-tomarket deadline often compel stakeholders to cautiously prioritize requirements.  ...  The aim of our work is to offer a method to guide the engineer through various characteristics such as ease to use, size of project, number of decisions etc. for an application.  ...  The objective is to illustrate and evaluate the existing prioritization methods against a number of parameters such as technique used, multi-criteria, multiple stakeholders and complexity analysis etc.  ... 
doi:10.5120/13423-1102 fatcat:aa7loeukfbhgzlf7unwt3ajltu

Multi-sectoral prioritization of zoonotic diseases: One health perspective from Ahmedabad, India

Sandul Yasobant, Deepak Saxena, Walter Bruchhausen, Farjana Zakir Memon, Timo Falkenberg, Abdallah M. Samy
2019 PLoS ONE  
The present study aims to determine which zoonoses should be prioritized for collaboration between stakeholders in the Indian city of Ahmedabad.  ...  Prioritizing zoonotic diseases is one of the emerging tasks for developing multi-sectoral collaboration within One Health.  ...  Acknowledgments We wish to thank the team of experts from the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of Gujarat, India, academia  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0220152 pmid:31361782 pmcid:PMC6667134 fatcat:l7fslr52sbdkxifyi2zyrmcelu

Priority setting for the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases: multi-criteria decision analysis in four eastern Mediterranean countries

Rula Ghandour, Azza Shoaibi, Rana Khatib, Niveen Abu Rmeileh, Belgin Unal, Kaan Sözmen, Bülent Kılıç, Fouad Fouad, Radwan Al Ali, Habiba Ben Romdhane, Wafa Aissi, Balsam Ahmad (+3 others)
2014 International Journal of Public Health  
Objectives To explore the feasibility of using a simple multi-criteria decision analysis method with policy makers/ key stakeholders to prioritize cardiovascular disease (CVD) policies in four Mediterranean  ...  Methods A simple multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) method was piloted. A mixed methods study was used to identify a preliminary list of policy options in each country.  ...  and control policies using a multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) in four eastern Mediterranean countries(2011) Policy makers/key stakeholders Palestine Syria Tunisia Turkey Director of the primary  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00038-014-0569-3 pmid:24879318 fatcat:p5mqomj5qvf7bf5zl62zw54vqq

Multi-Stakeholder Decision Aid for Improved Prioritization of the Public Health Impact of Climate Sensitive Infectious Diseases

Valerie Hongoh, Pascal Michel, Pierre Gosselin, Karim Samoura, André Ravel, Céline Campagna, Hassane Cissé, Jean-Philippe Waaub
2016 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
A multicriteria decision analysis (MCDA) approach was used to assess multi-stakeholder expressed concerns around disease prioritization via focus groups held in Quebec and Burkina Faso.  ...  Economic tools have been used previously; however, how prioritization results might differ when done using broader considerations identified by local stakeholders has yet to be assessed.  ...  Participatory decision aid approaches such as multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) have been used to rank items such as diseases [27, 30] and interventions [31] based on a list of identified decision  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph13040419 pmid:27077875 pmcid:PMC4847081 fatcat:2obnulb7dnbzpmiwvo42gru5ie

PRIORITIZATION OF PROJECT STAKEHOLDERS: AN AHP BASED APPROACH

Avinash Kumar Singh, Kampan Mukherjee
2022 Zenodo  
The critical attributes of the stakeholders are identified and AHP is used to arrive at the stakeholder order of priority.  ...  Prioritization of project stakeholders is inevitable, as all competing demands of stakeholders cannot often be met.  ...  The steps to solve a multi-criteria decision-making problem using AHP are discussed in detail by Aragonés-Beltrán et al. (2014) .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5839088 fatcat:xgtcn5njhzf4df76amnl3gptza

Prioritizing Climate Change Adaptations in Canadian Arctic Communities

Clara Champalle, James Ford, Mya Sherman
2015 Sustainability  
Using four adaptation performance criteria (timescale, equity, sustainability and total costs) to evaluate options through a multi-criteria decision analysis coupled with a network centric approach, our  ...  Anticipatory planning to adapt to the impacts of climate change usually follows a number of steps: assess current and future vulnerability, identify potential adaptations, prioritize options, implement  ...  attribute with certain weights according to their importance in the community Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) Multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) is a form of multi-criteria analysis (MCA  ... 
doi:10.3390/su7079268 fatcat:r7hl5acbyja2bh4mzgyybdqbgq

MATERIALITY ANALYSIS IN SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING: A METHOD FOR MAKING IT WORK IN PRACTICE

Armando Calabrese, Roberta Costa, Nathan Levialdi Ghiron, Tamara Menichini
2017 European Journal of Sustainable Development  
A key challenge is to ensure completeness in covering all the aspects that are material from internal analysis, business strategy and stakeholder perspective.  ...  the most significant to company and its stakeholders.  ...  The method is designed to synthesize different stakeholders' judgments, addressing the multi-stakeholder issue of materiality analysis; 3.  ... 
doi:10.14207/ejsd.2017.v6n3p439 fatcat:55bnludeinfdzg5xt6rn3j7maq

Software Requirements Prioritisation: A Systematic Literature Review on Significance, Stakeholders, Techniques and Challenges

Fadhl Hujainah, Rohani Binti Abu Bakar, Mansoor Abdullateef Abdulgabber, Kamal Z. Zamli
2018 IEEE Access  
As one of the gatekeepers of quality software systems, requirements' prioritization (RP) is often used to select the most important requirements as perceived by system stakeholders.  ...  prioritization criteria were disclosed with their frequency usages in prioritizing the requirements.  ...  Selecting stakeholders who participate in the prioritization is impacted by the criteria used to prioritize the requirements [10] , [47] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2018.2881755 fatcat:pxm6crayiffypnfn3wwziukpaq

Transformational Adaptation in Least Developed Countries: Does Expanded Stakeholder Participation Make a Difference?

Joseph Holler, Quinn Bernier, J. Timmons Roberts, Stacy-ann Robinson
2020 Sustainability  
We then apply categorical statistics and qualitative comparative analysis to test for stakeholder influence on the planning process and outcomes.  ...  We find little evidence that the composition of stakeholder participation influenced climate vulnerability analysis or adaptation planning in the NAPAs.  ...  These criteria were typically used in a multi-criteria analysis to rank potential activities, and so they represent a powerful step in the planning process, reported in Section 4 (criteria for selecting  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12041657 fatcat:42sey5eaiffofinjq6c5z3k2su

Role of Fuzzy Approach towards Fault Detection for Distributed Components

Yaser Hafeez, Sadia Ali, Nz Jhanjhi, Mamoona Humayun, Anand Nayyar, Mehedi Masud
2021 Computers Materials & Continua  
This approach identified error-prone components selection for test case extraction and for prioritization of test cases to validate components in acceptance testing.  ...  The comparison to the conventional procedures, i.e., requirement criteria, and communication coverage criteria without irrelevancy and redundancy successfully outperform other procedures.  ...  History-based criteria are considered as important and frequently adopted criteria for prioritization of test cases due to the use of historical information [13, 14] .  ... 
doi:10.32604/cmc.2021.014830 fatcat:iweuklyivndljjzpozv7dgzrw4

Participatory integrated assessment of flood protection measures for climate adaptation in Dhaka

Anika Nasra Haque, Stelios Grafakos, Marijk Huijsman
2012 Environment & Urbanization  
of multi-criteria analysis (MCA) methodology.  ...  KEYWORDS assessment / climate adaptation / Dhaka / flood protection / multicriteria analysis / options prioritization Anika Nasra Haque is an architect and climate change expert by training and at present  ...  ) and multi-criteria analysis (MCA).  ... 
doi:10.1177/0956247811433538 fatcat:c6xc4lygovdpjirr3rctqznpqi

Investigation of Requirements Interdependencies in Existing Techniques of Requirements Prioritization

2019 Tehnički Vjesnik  
Thus, ignoring RI in RP process may lead to produce inaccurate prioritization result which directly impacts the system's success.  ...  and assist the researchers and practitioners to select the appropriate technique that can handle RI in prioritization process.  ...  Based RP [25] 2014  33 Multi-Criteria Preference Analysis Requirements Negotiation [13] 2002  34 Multi-Objective Next Release Problem [21, 27] 2007  35 Multi-Voting System [31] 2006   ... 
doi:10.17559/tv-20171129125407 fatcat:gmjtrx77ljd3vcthowpdlvfqxi

Multi-Criteria Decision Making Using ELECTRE

S. A. Sahaaya Arul Mary, G. Suganya
2016 Circuits and Systems  
One of the major concerns in software prioritization techniques is that the existing ranking techniques have a very modest support to different criteria used by stakeholders to present their ranking.  ...  ELECTRE is a multi-criteria decision making model that is proved to be effective in ranking several decision making problems.  ...  [15] are the round-the-group prioritization, the $100 allocation technique, the multi-voting system, the pair-wise analysis, the weighted criteria analysis, the dot voting technique, and the Quality  ... 
doi:10.4236/cs.2016.76085 fatcat:ansc7jz7w5febdi7ews6xp6onm
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