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An outranking-based general approach to solving group multi-objective optimization problems

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  • Fernandez, Eduardo
  • Olmedo, Rafael

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This paper presents a general approach to solving multi-objective programming problems with multiple decision makers. The proposal is based on optimizing a bi-objective measure of “collective satisfaction”. Group satisfaction is understood as a reasonable balance between the strengths of an agreeing and an opposing coalition, considering also the number of decision makers not belonging to any of these coalitions. Accepting the vagueness of “collective satisfaction”, even the vagueness of “person satisfaction”, fuzzy outranking relations and other fuzzy logic models are used.

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  • Fernandez, Eduardo & Olmedo, Rafael, 2013. "An outranking-based general approach to solving group multi-objective optimization problems," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 225(3), pages 497-506.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:225:y:2013:i:3:p:497-506
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2012.10.023
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