The AHP/ANP future seems bright for the next generation of scholars and practitioners judging from the themes emerging from ISAHP2020 virtual conference in December. In this essay, I will visit the academic themes and messages derived from the keynote and plenary speakers that presented their ideas at the conference.
ISAHP2020, Leadership complex situations, Calibrated Fuzzy AHP, AHPSort, AHP Future, Priority Units, Ratio Intensity
French, S. (2013). Cynefin, statistics and decision analysis, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 64, 547-561.
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Ishizaka, A., Labib, A. (2011). Selection of new production facilities with the group Analytic Hierarchy Process ordering method, Expert Systems with Applications, 38, 7317-7325. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2010.12.004
Ishizaka, A., Pearman, C., Nemery, P. (2012). AHPSort: An AHP based method for sorting problems, International Journal of Production Research, 50(17), 4767-4784. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2012.657966
Ishizaka, A., Nguyen, N., H. (2013). Calibrated Fuzzy AHP for current bank account selection, Expert Systems with Applications, 40(9), 3775-3783. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2012.12.089
Mu, E., Chung, T. R., Reed, L. I. (2017). Paradigm shift in criminal police lineups: eyewitness identification as multicriteria decision making, International Journal of Production Economics, 184, 95-106. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2016.11.019
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Saaty, T., L., Shang, J. (2011). An innovative orders-of-magnitude approach to AHP-based multi-criteria decision making: prioritizing divergent intangible humane acts, European Journal of Operational Research, 214, 703-715. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2011.05.019
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Snowden, D., Boone, M. E. (2007). A leader’s framework for decision making, Harvard Business Review, 69-76. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/13673270210424639
Van Laarhoven, P., & Pedrycz, W. (1983). A fuzzy extension of Saaty’s priority theory. Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 11, 199–227. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0165-0114(83)80082-7
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Wedley, W. and Choo, (2011). Multi-criteria ratios: what is the unit? Journal of Multi-criteria Decision Analysis, 18(3-4), 161-171. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/mcda.463
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