publication . Article . 2015

PriEsT: an interactive decision support tool to estimate priorities from pairwise comparison judgments

Siraj, S; Mikhailov, L; Keane, JA;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2015 Journal: International Transactions in Operational Research, volume 22, pages 217-235 (issn: 0969-6016, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Pairwise comparison (PC) is a well-established method to assist decision makers (DMs) in estimating their preferences. This paper considers the rationale, design, and evaluation of an open-source priority estimation tool, PriEsT, which has been developed to offer new features related to the PC method. PriEsT is able to assist DMs in interactively identifying and revising their judgments based on different consistency measures and graphical aids. When inconsistency cannot be improved due to practical limitations, PriEsT offers a wide range of Pareto-optimal solutions based on multiobjective optimization, unlike other tools that offer only a single solution. DMs h...
Subjects
free text keywords: Management of Technology and Innovation, Management Science and Operations Research, Strategy and Management, Business and International Management, Computer Science Applications, Multiple-criteria decision analysis, Pairwise comparison, Telecom infrastructure sharing, Ranking, Operations management, Operations research, Analysis of algorithms, Software, business.industry, business, Multi-objective optimization, Decision support system, Mathematical optimization, Computer science
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