analytic hierarchy

analytic hierarchy

[‚an·əl′id·ik ′hī·ər‚är·kē]
(mathematics)
A systematic procedure for representing the elements of any problem which breaks down the problem into its smaller constituents and then calls for only simple pairwise comparison judgments to develop priorities at each level.
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Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) is a sub - discipline of operations research that explicitly evaluates multiple potential criteria in decision-making.
Saaty (2008) proposed the decision making procedure through examples using analytic hierarchy process.
In total, nine morphological parameters were used to prioritize sub-watersheds using fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (FAHP).
Regarding health aspects research, formers have made many efforts, and obtained abundant achievements, such as: Wang applied analytic hierarchy process method in civil servant physical health conditions to define weights, after that combined fuzzy mathematical method to made comprehensive evaluation on it, and predicted its trend (Zhang et al.
A structured scientific solution to the Israeli- Palestinian conflict: the analytic hierarchy process approach.
It spans a spectrum of research areas such as risk and risk marketing, business strategy, product innovation, productivity, performance, team coordination, payoff differentials, grey relational analysis, analytic hierarchy process, data envelopment analysis, fuzzy numbers and multiple attribute decision-making.
Weight coefficients for hierarchical level were calculated using the Analytic Hierarchy Process method (AHP) (Saaty, 2008), but instead of using pairwise comparison of the criteria by the relative importance, Pearson correlation coefficient was used.
One of frequently used multicriteria decision making aid methods is Analytic Hierarchy Process (classical, but also fuzzy).
Meanwhile, analytic hierarchy process (AHP), proposed by Saaty [4], is a practical decision-making method [5, 6].
In our first Industry Note, Rosa, Brnjac, and Abramovic use the analytic hierarchy process to evaluate the criteria used for deciding on suitable locations for intermodal terminals in Croatia.