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Book results for subject: AHP

Conflict Resolution

Author(s): Thomas Saaty, Joyce M. Alexander
This book demonstrates a new way to analyze and negotiate conflict resolution. It provides a framework in which conflicting parties can participate partly, fully, or not at all. Unlike the traditional quantitative approach, this new approach deals with tangible and intangible factors including po...

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Fundamentals of Decision Making

Author(s): Thomas Saaty
This book offers a rigorous consolidation of many of the concepts and includes the (surprisingly few and simple) axioms underlying the AHP. It contains material on group decision making and a chapter on the generalization of the AHP to networks with feedback and dependence. It also has a chapter ...

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Mathematical Principles of Decision Making

Author(s): Thomas Saaty
In this book Thomas Saaty summarizes his Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) theory developed over the past 40 years for measuring intangible factors through paired comparisons using judgments from which priorities are derived that give the relative dominance of these factors. The important concepts...

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Prediction, Projection and Forecasting

Author(s): Thomas Saaty
The Analytic Hierarchy Process applied to prediction and forecasting with case studies in games, sports, and applications involving uncertainty and risk. We predict when we say in advance, foretell, or prophesy what is likely to happen in the future. We project when we calculate the numerical va...

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Analytical Planning: The Organization of Systems

Author(s): Thomas Saaty, Kevin P. Kearns
The Analytic Hierarchy Process is presented as a conceptual framework for linking systems and planning. Part I, Systems and Complexity, covers the rationale of systems theory and shows how a system\'s purpose, functions, flows and structure are represented in an AHP model. Part II, Strategic ...

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The Hierarchon

Author(s): Thomas Saaty, Ernest Forman
This work is a beginning in the classification of ideas related to planning, conflict resolution and decision making. There are more than 400 AHP models classified into Business/Corporate Policy and Corporate Strategy, Government/Public Policy and Public Strategy, Health Care, Military Strategy, ...

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The Hierarchon Vol. 2

Author(s): Thomas Saaty, Rafikul Islam
Researchers have been continually developing ways and means to improve quality in decision making. The success of a methodology is judged by its acceptability by the decision makers. In this context, it is beyond any argument that AHP has been massively successful. Readers of this volume will see...

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Transportation Decisions

Author(s): Simin Jalali R. Rabbani , Soheil Rahnemay Rabbani
The only book dedicated to transportation decisions using the AHP. It is in two parts: Part 1 includes the theoretical background of the Analytic Hierarchy Process and an examination of the dynamic evolution of multicriteria decision processes; Part 2 contains practical applications of the AHP to...

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The Logic of Priorities

Author(s): Thomas Saaty, Luis Vargas
This book is divided into five parts: prioritization, applications of prioritization, planning, resource allocation and prediction. There are applications of the Analytic Hierarchy Process in these five areas in business, energy, health and transportation. The planning examples include forward an...

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Decision Making for Leaders (Arabic)

Author(s): Thomas Saaty
This translated book is a book of case studies in multicriteria decision-making using the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP). The basics of the theory are described in a clear, non-technical manner with many examples. Methods are given for calculating best options using simple arithmetic. Suitable ...

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Il Decision Making e I Sistemi Decisionali Multicriterio Le Metodologie AHP e ANP (Italian)

Author(s): Thomas Saaty
The rapidly increasing complexity of the world makes all its problems very interdependent so that what happens in one place can cause major ripples all over the world. Decision making is fundamental to furthering our goal of survival and ensuring the quality of our life.To be a person is to be a ...

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Decision Making for Leaders

Author(s): Thomas Saaty
This is a book of case studies in multicriteria decision-making using the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP). The basics of the theory are described in a clear, non-technical manner with many examples. Methods are given for calculating best options using simple arithmetic. Suitable for business lea...

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Practical Decision Making

Author(s): Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
This book offers a simple introduction to the fundamentals and applications of the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) without a pre-requisite for a sophisticated mathematical background. It provides a quick and intuitive understanding of the methodology using spreadsheet examples and explains in a ...

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Applications and Theory of Analytic Hierarchy Process

Author(s): Fabio De Felice, Thomas Saaty, Antonella Petrillo
The purpose of this book is to provide an introduction to the theory and applications in the field of decision making, especially focused on Analytic Hierarchy Process, a structured technique for organizing and analyzing complex decisions, based on mathematics and psychology. It was developed by ...

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