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5. The fuzzy model for determining criteria weights based on level construction

Mališa R. Žižović and Dragan Pamučar

Abstract

In this paper is given one new subjective methodology for determining weighted coefficients in multicriteria decision making analysis based on fuzzy theory. The new method for calculation of criteria weights based on level construction allows including experts, lawyers or dispute parties opinion about significance ratio of the attributes in the process of rational decision determination. The method could be applied in practical implementation of specialized decision support systems and alternative dispute resolution in virtual environment. Starting with principles and established approaches, a problem-structuring methodology was developed which would condition the problem to allow a more thoughtful application of existing decision-making analytic methodologies.

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