ISAHP2020 Virtual Conference
Participants from more than 30 countries attended the first virtual conference of the International Symposium of the AHP (ISAHP) in December 3-6, 2020, sponsored by Creative Decisions Foundation. It was the 16th ISAHP conference since the first in 1988 at Tianjin University, Tianjin, China. The ISAHP2020 is a biennial event that takes place in even years, but it was cancelled in January because of Covid19 fears. It was brought back to life in late summer when the board of Creative Decisions Foundation agreed to sponsor a virtual conference in December. Planning a conference usually takes much more than the few months that remained until the end of the year, so expectations were modest, but the AHP community rose to support it in a major way.
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Decision Making, Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), Analytic Network Process (ANP), ISAHP (International Symposium on AHP)
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