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Preference programming and inconsistent interval matrices

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  • Islam, R
  • Biswal, MP
  • Alam, SS
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    The problem of derivation of the weights of altematives from pairwise comparison matrices is long standing. In this paper,Lexicographic Goal Programming (LGP) has been used to find out weights from pairwise inconsistent interval judgment matrices. A number of properties and advantages of LGP as a weight determination technique have been explored. An algorithm for identification and modification of inconsistent bounds is also provided. The proposed technique has been illustrated by means of numerical examples.

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    Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 10129.

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    Date of creation: 1995
    Date of revision: 1995
    Publication status: Published in European Journal of Operational Research 1.97(1997): pp. 53-62
    Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:10129
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    1. Takeda, E. & Cogger, K. O. & Yu, P. L., 1987. "Estimating criterion weights using eigenvectors: A comparative study," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 29(3), pages 360-369, June.
    2. Arbel, Ami & Vargas, Luis G., 1993. "Preference simulation and preference programming: robustness issues in priority derivation," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 69(2), pages 200-209, September.
    3. Saaty, Thomas L. & Vargas, Luis G., 1987. "Uncertainty and rank order in the analytic hierarchy process," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 107-117, October.
    4. Kress, Moshe, 1991. "Approximate articulation of preference and priority derivation -- a comment," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 52(3), pages 382-383, June.
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