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Multi-criteria decision-making, evolution and characteristics

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International Series in Operations Research and Management Science
  • Volumen: 275
  • Fecha: 01 January 2019
  • Páginas: 3-13
  • ISSN: 08848289
  • Source Type: Book Series
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-02726-1_1
  • Document Type: Chapter
  • Publisher: Springer New York LLC barbara.b.bertram@gsk.com
© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019. This chapter deals with the commencement, history and evolution of multi-criteria decision-making process. It gives the reader a bird¿s-eye glance of the birth, development and present-day status of this discipline, which is nowadays taught in most technical universities and others around the world. Its purpose is to make the reader aware of why it was conceived and developed and what can a practitioner expect from it. It mentions the main actors and their role, as well as enumerates the factors or aspects that need to be considered.

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