JOURNAL OF SHANDONG UNIVERSITY (ENGINEERING SCIENCE) ›› 2014, Vol. 44 ›› Issue (4): 9-15.doi: 10.6040/j.issn.1672-3961.0.2013.363

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Fuzzy multi-criteria linguistic decision-making method based on equivalence relation

LIU Jing, PEI Zheng, ZHOU Bin   

  1. Center for Radio Administration & Technology Development, Xihua University, Chengdu 610039, Sichuan, China
  • Received:2013-12-03 Revised:2014-05-16 Published:2013-12-03

Abstract: An ordering method of fuzzy evaluating linguistic values based on equivalence relation was proposed, and its properties were analyzed. It was proved that the ordering method could make a linear ordering among fuzzy evaluating linguistic values, which meaned that the ordering method could provide the unique optimal solution of fuzzy multi-criteria linguistic decision-making. Example analysis showed that the proposed method could be used to avoid the drawback of pre-order relation, which could be an alternative method of fuzzy multi-criteria linguistic decision-making method.

Key words: pre-order relation, fuzzy evaluating linguistic values, multi-criteria decision-making, equivalence relation, fuzzy multi-criteria linguistic decision-making

CLC Number: 

  • O159.1
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