Repairing the Inconsistent Fuzzy Preference Matrix Using Multiobjective PSO

Abba Suganda Girsang, Chun Wei Tsai, Chu Sing Yang

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This paper presents a method using multiobjective particle swarm optimization (PSO) approach to improve the consistency matrix in analytic hierarchy process (AHP), called PSOMOF. The purpose of this method is to optimize two objectives which conflict each other, while improving the consistency matrix. They are minimizing consistent ratio (CR) and deviation matrix. This study focuses on fuzzy preference matrix as one model comparison matrix in AHP. Some inconsistent matrices are repaired successfully to be consistent by this method. This proposed method offers some alternative consistent matrices as solutions.

Original languageEnglish
Article number467274
JournalAdvances in Fuzzy Systems
Publication statusPublished - 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Control and Optimization
  • Computational Mathematics


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