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IJOR 2014, 5(1): 82-94 Back to browse issues page
Sensitivity Analysis of SAW Technique: the Impact of Changing the Decision Making Matrix Elements on the Final Ranking of Alternatives
A. Alinezhad, K. Sarrafha , A. Amini
Young researches and Elite club, Qazvin Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin, Iran , key_sarrafha@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (12727 Views)
Most of data in a multi attribute decision making (MADM) problem are unstable and changeable, and thus sensitivity analysis can effectively contribute to making proper decisions. Here, we offer a new method for sensitivity analysis of multi-attribute decision making problems so that by changing one element of decision making matrix, we can determine changes in the results of a decision making problem. An analysis is made for simple additive weighting method (SAW) technique, a mostly used multi-attribute decision making techniques, and the corresponding formulas are obtained.
Keywords: Multi-attribute decision making (MADM), SAW Technique, Sensitivity analysis, Ranking methods, Attribute weights
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Type of Study: General | Subject: Decision Analysis and Decision Support Systems
Received: 2013/07/13 | Accepted: 2015/03/10 | Published: 2015/09/16
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