Multi-criteria group decision making using a modified fuzzy TOPSIS procedure

Soroush Saghafian, S. Reza Hejazi

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Abstract

In this paper we propose a modified Fuzzy Technique for Order Performance by Similarity to Ideal Solution (modified Fuzzy TOPSIS) for the Multi-criteria Decision Making (MCDM) problem when there is a group of decision makers. Regarding the value of the truth that a fuzzy number is greater than or equal to another fuzzy number, a new distance measure is proposed in this paper. This distance measure calculates the distance of each fuzzy number from both Fuzzy Positive Ideal Solution (FPIS) and Fuzzy negative Ideal Solution (FNIS). Then, the alternative which is simultaneously closer to FPIS and farther from FNIS will be selected as the best choice. To clarify our proposed procedure, a numerical example is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, CIMCA 2005 and International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Interne
Pages215-220
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005
EventInternational Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, CIMCA 2005 and International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Internet Commerce, IAWTIC 2005 - Vienna, Austria
Duration: Nov 28 2005Nov 30 2005

Publication series

NameProceedings - International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, CIMCA 2005 and International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Internet
Volume2

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, CIMCA 2005 and International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Internet Commerce, IAWTIC 2005
CountryAustria
CityVienna
Period11/28/0511/30/05

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Saghafian, S., & Hejazi, S. R. (2005). Multi-criteria group decision making using a modified fuzzy TOPSIS procedure. In Proceedings - International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, CIMCA 2005 and International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Interne (pp. 215-220). [1631471] (Proceedings - International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, CIMCA 2005 and International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technologies and Internet; Vol. 2).