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Fuzzy Numbers in the Credit Rating of Enterprise Financial Condition


  • Syau, Yu-Ru
  • Hsieh, Hai-Teh
  • Lee, E Stanley


Most of the parameters used to describe the credit rating are in linguistic terms, which are vague and difficult to put into precise numerical values. Fuzzy set theory, which was developed to handle this kind of vagueness, is used to represent and to aggregate the various linguistic data usually used in commercial banks. To illustrate the approach, numerical examples are solved and compared with existing approaches. Copyright 2001 by Kluwer Academic Publishers

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  • Syau, Yu-Ru & Hsieh, Hai-Teh & Lee, E Stanley, 2001. "Fuzzy Numbers in the Credit Rating of Enterprise Financial Condition," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 17(4), pages 351-360, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:rqfnac:v:17:y:2001:i:4:p:351-60

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