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Resource results for topic: AHP

AHP Mathematical Calculations and Inconsistency

Level: Intermediate
Author(s): John Saaty
Decision Lens is the complete, end-to-end software solution and business process for identifying, prioritizing, analyzing, and measuring which investments, projects, or resources will deliver the highest returns to your organization, while empowering you to quickly react to ever-changing data. Th...

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AHP and ANP for beginners - Dependence and Feedback in Single Networks

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
This presentation is a lecture on Dependence and Feedback in Single Networks. This is for AHP and ANP beginners. It includes concepts of scales, synthesis, pairwise comparisons, linear hierarchy, and ANP involves dependence and feedback with examples.

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How did Thomas Saaty come up with the 1-9 AHP scale?

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation, Thomas Saaty
The video explored the 1-9 scale that is used in AHP and ANP.

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Comparing Apples

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation, Thomas Saaty
Thomas Saaty compares apples by entering ratios of their sizes in an AHP pairwise comparison matrix. It leads to a valid answer and he explains that ratios are also used when comparing elements on an intangible property. It is a validation exercise. To validate a process you use it to see if give...

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The origins of AHP

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation, Thomas Saaty
How to combine elements with different orders of magnitude in an AHP model? This is an example of using linking pin elements between groups of different magnitudes.

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AHP Introductory Example: Predicting Drinks Consumption in USA

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation, Thomas Saaty
Thomas Saaty presents an introductory AHP example where you try to estimate the drinks consumption in USA.

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AHP Introductory Example: School Selection

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation, Thomas Saaty
Thomas Saaty presents an introductory AHP example where we try to choose the best school. This is an example to help you understand how the method works.

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Rating Examples

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation, Thomas Saaty
This is an AHP ratings example for giving Salary Raises to Employees. The Ratings approach of AHP is used to rate employees one-at-a-time for their work performance on company criteria. Their performance scores are used to proportionately allocate the money available for salary raises among the e...

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Thomas Saaty on AHP in Prediction, Projection and Forecasting

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty, Creative Decisions Foundation
Thomas Saaty discusses using AHP to successfully predict presidential elections in the US since Jimmy Carter in 1980. The AHP was used to project when the US economy would turn around in 1990, 2001 and 2008. Outcomes of sporting events have been predicted by combining judgment with statistical da...

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AHP Theory and Math

Level: Intermediate
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
The presentation is from Thomas Saaty's course slides. It covers most mathematical foundations of AHP: the Derived Scale of the AHP, inconsistency, eigenvalue and eigenvector, sensitivity of the principal eigenvector to perturbations in the matrix, and generalizing hierarchic synthesis to the co...

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Architectural Design by AHP

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Miguel H. Beltran, Thomas Saaty
The presentation goes with a paper published by Thomas Saaty and Miguel H. Beltran. The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), which is explained and applied in another article in the same journal, is used to illustrate the architectural design of a house for a family of three. The plan of the house...

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Designing Mouse trap and Catamaran with AHP

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
To design a new mousetrap, initial thinking centered around how today's mousetraps function and what makes them effective. Brainstorming revealed various methods of exterminating a rodent's life.

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The Essentials of the Analytic Network Process with Seven Examples

Level: Beginner
Author(s): The Super Decisions Software , Thomas Saaty
Every Project should have a summary with the following figures and tables included 1. Title with brief explanation of what the problem is and why a decision is needed. 2. BOCR networks compactly shown 3. Table of the BOCR control criteria, subcriteria and their priorities 4. Table of t...

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Web System for Medical Diagnosis Support

Level: Intermediate
Author(s): Claudio Garuti, Mario Sandoval
The medical diagnosis error corresponds to any failure or mistake in the patient care process that leads to the lack of a diagnosis, an incorrect or delayed one. The main reasons for error in medical diagnosis can be grouped into two fundamental pillars: incorrect/inaccurated diagnosis, and lac...

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Architectural Design by the Analytic Hierarchy Process

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty, Miguel H. Beltran
The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), which is explained and applied in another article in the same journal, is used to illustrate the architectural design of a house for a family of three. The plan of the house was develop to satisfy the family's needs by considering the size of the lot, the...

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AHP Cartoon in English

Level: Beginner
Author(s): The analytic sciences corporation
An illustrated guide to the Analytic Hierarchy Process in English

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AHP Cartoon in French

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation
An illustrated guide to the Analytic Hierarchy Process in French

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AHP Cartoon in Italian

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation
An illustrated guide to the Analytic Hierarchy Process in Italian

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Meaningless number crunching

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
Numbers need to be interpreted as to how they serve your purpose; otherwise they are meaningless. Here are some examples.

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Peruvian Hostage Crisis

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty, Enrique Mu
MRTA Members storm Japanese embassy and take hostages. They demand release of jailed leaders and comrades. What should the government do? Can AHP help? AHP can help us understand the issues surrounding conflict resolutions but it is still up to people to make the choices!

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AHP/ANP Decision Course Guideline

Level: Intermediate
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
This outline is for AHP ANP Decision courses. Each lecture lasts 3 hours for 7 weeks

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On the Measurement of Intangibles Relative Measurement Derived from Paired Comparisons

Level: Intermediate
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
The document is from Thomas Saaty's unpublished book "New Mathematics and Measurement for the Physical, Social and Life Sciences" finished in 2004. This is chapter 1 of the book: On the Measurement of Intangibles, Relative Measurement Derived from Paired Comparisons. Nearly all of ...

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The Unknown: What to Do About It

Level: Intermediate
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
The document is from Thomas Saaty's unpublished book "New Mathematics and Measurement for the Physical, Social and Life Sciences" finished in 2004. This is chapter 2 of the book - The Unknown: What to Do About It This chapter deals with the following ideas: -Augmenting a hierarchic...

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Projecting Average Family Size in Rural India by the Analytic Hierarchy Process

Level: Intermediate
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
!The document is from Thomas Saaty's unpublished book "New Mathematics and Measurement for the Physical, Social and Life Sciences" finished in 2004. This is chapter 3 of the book: Projecting Average Family Size in Rural India by the Analytic Hierarchy Process Although the material...

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A New Approach to the Middle East Conflict: the Analytic Hierarchy Process

Level: Intermediate
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
The document is from Thomas Saaty's unpublished book "New Mathematics and Measurement for the Physical, Social and Life Sciences" finished in 2004. This is chapter 4: A New Approach to the Middle East Conflict: the Analytic Hierarchy Process In most long-lasting conflicts, each par...

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Fulfillment of Life

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty, H J Zoffer, Lirong Wei
Is there a way to assess how satisfied one is with one’s life to date? How close one has come to meeting one’s personal aspirations? There has been no immediate process available whereby we can articulate what we wanted for ourselves in a wide variety of aspects or to measure how close we have co...

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SHOULD THE UK HAVE BREXITED THE EUROPEAN UNION?

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty, Lirong Wei
The European Union is a great and inspired step towards economic unity and in particular financial, social, and political unity. Is it beneficial to the UK and to the world at large in the long run that the UK has broken off from the European Union in its Brexit with dissent coming from Londoners...

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SuperDecisions Tutorial: AHP Sensitivity Analysis

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation
Sensitivity analysis is used to analyze how the priorities of the alternative solutions change as we vary the priority of one or more decision making factors (criteria).

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