Synopses & Reviews
"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.
Synthesizing methods from discrete disciplines, this guide explores models for linguistically assessed multi-attribute decision making. Full of examples, it sets out the required linguistic aggregation operators, preference relations and decision-making.
This book provides a systematic introduction to linguistic aggregation operators, linguistic preference relations, and various models and approaches to multi-attribute decision making with linguistic information. Offers practical examples, tables and figures.
Table of Contents
Linguistic Evaluation Scales.- Linguistic Aggregation Operators.- Linguistic Preference Relations.- Approaches to Linguistic Multi-Attribute Decision Making.