In summer 2014 Washington DC hosted one of the most lively and sparkling International Symposium of the Analytic Hierarchy Process. The general theme of the Symposium was "Beyond Decision Making" which refers to the idea that the time is ripe for AHP and ANP to get out of the toolbox of multi-criteria decision-making experts and to become the tool of everyday decision makers. With more than 200 paper proposals and about 230 participants coming from more than 40 countries, the 2014's event attracted the largest number of participants ever!
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