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Strengths and weaknesses of some Multiple-criteria decision-making (MCDM) methods

I have described succinctly the strengths and weaknesses of some Multiple-criteria decision-making (MCDM) methods, however, I would like if you could help me to write these points for the VIKOR and ...
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Application with VIKOR multicriteria method

What to do in these cases where I can't rank by the VIKOR multicriteria method because Q has no value? ...
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Conflicts with weights of the topsis method in R

Why can't I generate for the topsis method, choosing a w <- c(1, 0)? As far as I know it has to be the sum of the weights ...
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How to utilize Spearman Rho coefficient

The dataset below presents the ranking of different multicriteria methods. My idea is to generate a final ranking based on the multicriteria methods for all alternatives, but it can be seen that in ...
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Using VIKOR multicriteria method in R

I'm using the VIKOR multicriteria method from the MCDM package. The example can be found here: https://cran.r-project.org/web/...
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How to use PROMETHEE multicriteria method in R

I used TOPSIS multicriteria method to select the best number of clusters out of the 34 options. As weights I used 0.5 for each criterion. The ...
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How to Use the Weighted Sum Method in R

I would like to use the weighted sum method to select the best number of clusters out of the 34 options. As weights I would like to use 0.5 for each criterion. The coverage criterion is to minimize ...
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Use the Weighted Sum Method in R

I would like to use the Weighted Sum Method (Multi Criteria Decision Making) in R in this database below. The resolution of the issue is here: https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/weighted-sum-method-multi-...
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Use multicriteria method with clustering

I created a clustering algorithm to determine the optimal number of clusters from a dataset that has information on rural properties. I use hierarchical agglomerative clustering for this. Basically, I ...
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How to interpret this problem of multicriteria decision

I am trying to optimise a cost function that consists of three parameters (A,B,C) using weighted sum approach for the selection of optimal technique out of three techniques. Parameter A unit is in ...
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MODM to create balanced groups of students to maximise diversity

I am very new to LP, Goal Seek, Decision Models etc and I have a multiple-objective decision making problem that may or may not require a mix of techniques although I am trying to solve it purely ...
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Assignment and scheduling problem with resource constraints

I have 10 tasks with 6 workers. Each worker can only serve one task at a time and must complete the task before moving on to the next task. Each worker has a maximum work output value and each task ...
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Solving an exponential utility function

I have a utility function $u(x) = a - b e^{-x/20\,000}$ and it is given that $u(0)=0$ and $u(100\,000)=1$. I am trying to show that $a = 1.0067837$ and $b = 1.0067837$. Here is what I tried: \begin{...
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Families of methods to deal with criterion uncertainties in multicriteria decision analysis

In MCDA, which family methods deal with uncertain criterion-specific values? What is MCDA? Multiple-criteria decision analysis, refereed as MCDA, is a sub-field of Operations Research for aiding in ...
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