Veto Values in Group Decision Making within MAUT - Aggregating Complete Rankings Derived from Dominance Intensity Measures

Antonio Jiménez-Martín, Pilar Sabio, Alfonso Mateos

Abstract

We consider a group decision-making problem within multi-attribute utility theory, in which the relative importance of decision makers (DMs) is known and their preferences are represented by means of an additive function. We allow DMs to provide veto values for the attribute under consideration and build veto and adjust functions that are incorporated into the additive model. Veto functions check whether alternative performances are within the respective veto intervals, making the overall utility of the alternative equal to 0, whereas adjust functions reduce the utilty of the alternative performance to match the preferences of other DMs. Dominance measuring methods are used to account for imprecise information in the decision-making scenario and to derive a ranking of alternatives for each DM. Specifically, ordinal information about the relative importance of criteria is provided by each DM. Finally, an extension of Kemeny’s method is used to aggregate the alternative rankings from the DMs accounting for their relative importance.

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Jiménez-Martín A., Sabio P. and Mateos A. (2015). Veto Values in Group Decision Making within MAUT - Aggregating Complete Rankings Derived from Dominance Intensity Measures . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES, ISBN 978-989-758-075-8, pages 99-106. DOI: 10.5220/0005180100990106


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@conference{icores15,
author={Antonio Jiménez-Martín and Pilar Sabio and Alfonso Mateos},
title={Veto Values in Group Decision Making within MAUT - Aggregating Complete Rankings Derived from Dominance Intensity Measures},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,},
year={2015},
pages={99-106},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005180100990106},
isbn={978-989-758-075-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES,
TI - Veto Values in Group Decision Making within MAUT - Aggregating Complete Rankings Derived from Dominance Intensity Measures
SN - 978-989-758-075-8
AU - Jiménez-Martín A.
AU - Sabio P.
AU - Mateos A.
PY - 2015
SP - 99
EP - 106
DO - 10.5220/0005180100990106