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Mathematics - Applications | Linguistic Decision Making - Theory and Methods

Linguistic Decision Making

Theory and Methods

Xu, Zeshui

Jointly published with Science Press

2013, XI, 230 p.

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  • The first monograph published on linguistic decision making: theory and methods
  • A systematic survey of various types of linguistic aggregation operators
  • A comprehensive coverage of distinct structures of linguistic preference relations
  • Detailed introduction and insights into a variety of models and approaches for multi-attribute decision making under linguistic assessments

"Linguistic Decision Making: Theory and Methods" is the first monograph which mainly deals with the interdisciplinary subject of computing with words, information fusion and decision analysis. It provides a thorough and systematic introduction to the linguistic aggregation operators, linguistic preference relations, and various models for and approaches to multi-attribute decision making with linguistic information. It also offers various practical examples with tables and figures to illustrate the theory and methods discussed. Researchers and professionals engaged in the relevant fields will find it a useful reference book.

Professor Zeshui Xu, senior member of the IEEE, works at the PLA University of Science and Techology, China.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Linguistic aggregation operator - Linguistic label - Linguistic preference relations - Multi-attribute decision making

Related subjects » Applications - Artificial Intelligence - Database Management & Information Retrieval - Mathematics - Operations Research & Decision Theory

Table of contents 

Linguistic Evaluation Scales.- Linguistic Aggregation Operators.- Linguistic Preference Relations.- Approaches to Linguistic Multi-Attribute Decision Making.

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Distribution rights in China: Science Press

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