Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Integral analysis method - IAM

Contents:

Author Info

  • García Cáceres, Rafael Guillermo
  • Aráoz Durand, Julián Arturo
  • Gómez, Fernando Palacios
Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    This paper presents the theoretical foundations of the new integral analysis method (IAM), and its application to a facility location problem. This methodology integrates the cardinal and ordinal criteria of combinatorial stochastic optimization problems in four stages: definition of the problem, cardinal analysis, ordinal analysis and integration analysis. The method uses the concepts of stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis (SMAA), Monte Carlo simulation, optimization techniques and elements of probability. The proposed method (IAM) was used to determine optimal locations for the retail stores of a Colombian coffee marketing company.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6VCT-4PVPVPN-2/2/48c936f51498853786afb9372af4d725
    Download Restriction: Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Operational Research.

    Volume (Year): 192 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 3 (February)
    Pages: 891-903

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:192:y:2009:i:3:p:891-903

    Contact details of provider:
    Web page: http://www.elsevier.com/locate/eor

    Related research

    Keywords: Multiple criteria analysis Multiple objective programming Combinatorial optimization Simulation Integral analysis method;

    References

    References listed on IDEAS
    Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
    as in new window
    1. Lahdelma, Risto & Makkonen, Simo & Salminen, Pekka, 2006. "Multivariate Gaussian criteria in SMAA," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 170(3), pages 957-970, May.
    2. Basheer M. Khumawala, 1972. "An Efficient Branch and Bound Algorithm for the Warehouse Location Problem," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 18(12), pages B718-B731, August.
    3. Greco, Salvatore & Matarazzo, Benedetto & Slowinski, Roman, 2001. "Rough sets theory for multicriteria decision analysis," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 129(1), pages 1-47, February.
    4. Lahdelma, Risto & Hokkanen, Joonas & Salminen, Pekka, 1998. "SMAA - Stochastic multiobjective acceptability analysis," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 106(1), pages 137-143, April.
    5. Lahdelma, Risto & Salminen, Pekka, 2006. "Classifying efficient alternatives in SMAA using cross confidence factors," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 170(1), pages 228-240, April.
    6. Paulo Guimar�es & Octávio Figueirdo & Douglas Woodward, 2003. "A Tractable Approach to the Firm Location Decision Problem," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 85(1), pages 201-204, February.
    7. Owen, Susan Hesse & Daskin, Mark S., 1998. "Strategic facility location: A review," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 111(3), pages 423-447, December.
    8. Vidal, Carlos J. & Goetschalckx, Marc, 1997. "Strategic production-distribution models: A critical review with emphasis on global supply chain models," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 98(1), pages 1-18, April.
    9. Lahdelma, Risto & Miettinen, Kaisa & Salminen, Pekka, 2003. "Ordinal criteria in stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis (SMAA)," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 147(1), pages 117-127, May.
    10. Durbach, Ian, 2006. "A simulation-based test of stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis using achievement functions," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 170(3), pages 923-934, May.
    11. Rietveld, P. & Ouwersloot, H., 1990. "Ordinal data in multicriteria decision making : a stochastic dominance approach to siting nuclear power plants," Serie Research Memoranda 0007, VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics.
    12. Yoram Wind & Thomas L. Saaty, 1980. "Marketing Applications of the Analytic Hierarchy Process," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 26(7), pages 641-658, July.
    13. Lahdelma, Risto & Salminen, Pekka, 2006. "Stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis using the data envelopment model," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 170(1), pages 241-252, April.
    14. Beamon, Benita M., 1998. "Supply chain design and analysis:: Models and methods," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 55(3), pages 281-294, August.
    15. Lahdelma, Risto & Salminen, Pekka & Hokkanen, Joonas, 2002. "Locating a waste treatment facility by using stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis with ordinal criteria," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 142(2), pages 345-356, October.
    16. Tervonen, Tommi & Lahdelma, Risto, 2007. "Implementing stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 178(2), pages 500-513, April.
    17. Sergio Torres Valdivieso & Rafael Guillermo García Cáceres & John Jairo Quintero, 2005. "Formas de contratación de los servicios de urgencias: una aproximación desde la economía de los costos de transacción," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 7(12), pages 209-237, January-J.
    18. A. M. Geoffrion & G. W. Graves, 1974. "Multicommodity Distribution System Design by Benders Decomposition," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 20(5), pages 822-844, January.
    19. Miettinen, Kaisa & Salminen, Pekka, 1999. "Decision-aid for discrete multiple criteria decision making problems with imprecise data," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 119(1), pages 50-60, November.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:192:y:2009:i:3:p:891-903. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Zhang, Lei).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.