Normalisation in the selection of construction alternatives

Darius Migilinskas, Leonas Ustinovichius
2007 International Journal of Management and Decision Making  
In construction, the selection of effective construction alternatives is based on decision according to technological and economical analysis. The choice and analysis must be made independent of any preferences or interests and must be supported by a precise calculation of significant criteria such as economic benefit, workability of alternatives and investments. The comparison of normalised dimensionless criteria values, using particular optimal solution methods, is one of the basic stages in
more » ... valuation process. Therefore, normalisation method must be chosen according to the objectives so as to meet special requirements, with regard to possible inaccuracy or uncertainty threats and influence on the final ranking of the alternatives or even the final decision. attribute valuation and automated programming of technological solutions in construction and investment project efficiency, decision support systems building technology and management, decision-making theory and expert systems.
doi:10.1504/ijmdm.2007.013422 fatcat:q5pkewd2wjcmri3hrjk6opsy4e