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preference

1. Law
a. the settling of the claims of one or more creditors before or to the exclusion of those of the others
b. a prior right to payment, as of a dividend or share in the assets of a company in the event of liquidation
2. Commerce the granting of favour or precedence to particular foreign countries, as by levying differential tariffs
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The goal of the paper is improvement of the method of solving the problem of multicriteria synthesis of robust control multimass electromechanical systems by constructing a Pareto-optimal solutions, and taking into account the binary preference relations of local optimization criteria using multiswarm stochastic multiagent optimization of particle swarm, which reduces the time of determining the parameters of robust controllers multimass electromechanical systems and meet the diverse requirements that apply to the such systems operation in different modes.
Similar to Definition 1, the concept of fuzzy preference relation should be defined in the following.
2) A preference relation is a binary relation on a choice set X that is and negative transitive.
When the cardinality of X is small, the fuzzy preference relation may be conveniently represented by a n x n matrix P = [([p.
A multiplicative preference relation on a set of alternatives X is represented by matrix A, with A usually assumed a multiplicative reciprocal:
The preference relation based on the utility presented above is given by Equation (6).
Therefore fuzzy binary relation on X is some time called fuzzy preference relation on X.
A preference relation over a set [OMEGA] is a transitive binary relation [?
Indeed, we do not require the existence of a preference relation that rationalizes choices at all--all that is required is choice behavior.
Secondly, this paper introduces two aggregation operators in the technology project to deal with two situations of technology project assessment respectively, including linguistic and subjective information and pair comparison of preference relation.
Prioritised goals are the ordinal counterpart to weighted goals: instead of numerical weights attached to goals (expressed as propositional formulas), we have a priority relation on goals, from which a preference relation on the set of bundles can be drawn.