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Exploring multicriteria decision strategies in GIS with linguistic quantifiers: A case study of residential quality evaluation


  • Jacek Malczewski


  • Claus Rinner



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  • Jacek Malczewski & Claus Rinner, 2005. "Exploring multicriteria decision strategies in GIS with linguistic quantifiers: A case study of residential quality evaluation," Journal of Geographical Systems, Springer, vol. 7(2), pages 249-268, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jgeosy:v:7:y:2005:i:2:p:249-268
    DOI: 10.1007/s10109-005-0159-2

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    More about this item


    GIS; Multicriteria decision analysis; Ordered weighted averaging (OWA); Linguistic quantifiers; Decision strategy; Residential quality evaluation; C61; D89; R29; Z00;

    JEL classification:

    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
    • D89 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Other
    • R29 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Other
    • Z00 - Other Special Topics - - General - - - General


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