A fuzzy-set approach to treat determinacy and consistency of linguistic terms in multi-criteria decision making

Jun Ma, Da Ruan, Yang Xu, Guangquan Zhang, Erik Laes

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    A fuzzy-set-based approach is presented to describe linguistic information in multi-criteria decision making. After having introduced concepts of determinacy and consistency of linguistic terms, the understandable degree and consistence degree of linguistic terms are illustrated by these two concepts. A case study is demonstrated for the proposed decision-making model with an analytical onclusion of both advantages and disadvantages.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)165-181
    Number of pages17
    JournalInternational Journal of Approximate Reasoning
    Issue number2
    StatePublished - Feb 2007

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