Reasoning Under Uncertainty During Pre-Negotiations Using Fuzzy AHP

Tsvetinov, Petco E. & Mikhailov, Ludmil (2004) Reasoning Under Uncertainty During Pre-Negotiations Using Fuzzy AHP. In Abramowicz, Witold (Ed.) 7th International Conference on Business Information Systems, 21-23 April 2004, Poznan, Poland.

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Abstract

uncertainty and imprecision of the reasoning process while using decision support tools during prenegotiations. The pre-negotiation problem is regarded as decision making under uncertainty, based on multiple criteria of quantitative and qualitative nature, where the imprecise decision-maker’s judgments are represented as fuzzy numbers. A new fuzzy modification of the Analytic Hierarchy Process is applied as an evaluation technique. The proposed fuzzy prioritization method uses fuzzy pairwise comparison judgments rather than exact numerical values of the comparison ratios and transforms the initial fuzzy prioritization problem into a non-linear program. Unlike the known fuzzy prioritization techniques, the proposed metod derives crisp weights from consistent and inconsistent fuzzy comparison matrices, which eliminates the need of additional aggregation and ranking procedures. A detailed numerical example, illustrating the application of the approach to services evaluation is given.

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ID Code: 1203
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: pre, negotiations, fuzzy AHP, reasoning under uncertainty
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 04 May 2005 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:24

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