An experiment with approximate reasoning in site selection using ‘InfraPlanner’
Bailey, David, Campbell, Duncan A., & Goonetilleke, Ashantha (2003) An experiment with approximate reasoning in site selection using ‘InfraPlanner’. In Australia New Zealand Intelligent Information Systems (ANZIIS 2003), 10-12 December 2003, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia.
This paper discusses an application of an intelligent information system for decision-makers involved in multiple criteria group site selection problems under uncertainty. The fuzzy algorithm behind the system was developed by the authors for use in large-scale infrastructure site selection, and is validated here using a site selection problem at Brisbane Airport. The ‘InfraPlanner’ Spatial Decision Support System (SDSS) was created by customising ArcView GIS, and operates on raster data files. The tightly coupled system features linguistic interaction, multiple decision-maker input, uncertainty assessment, and a linguistically controllable aggregation function capable of a variety of compensatory and non-compensatory outcomes. Feedback from decision-makers involved in the experiment indicated a high level of satisfaction with outputs from the system, whilst noting some areas for future development.
Impact and interest:
Citation counts are sourced monthly from and citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
Full-text downloads displays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.
|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Geographic information system, Fuzzy logic, Group decision, making, Multicriteria evaluation|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Decision Support and Group Support Systems (080605)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2003 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||26 May 2006|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:01|
Repository Staff Only: item control page