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https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2018.0018

Characteristics of the Analytic Network Process, a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method

Nikola Kadoić ; Faculty of Organization and Informatics in Varaždin, University of Zagreb, Varaždin, Croatia

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (586 KB) str. 235-244 preuzimanja: 561* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Kadoić, N. (2018). Characteristics of the Analytic Network Process, a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method. Croatian Operational Research Review, 9 (2), 235-244. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2018.0018
MLA 8th Edition
Kadoić, Nikola. "Characteristics of the Analytic Network Process, a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method." Croatian Operational Research Review, vol. 9, br. 2, 2018, str. 235-244. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2018.0018. Citirano 03.08.2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Kadoić, Nikola. "Characteristics of the Analytic Network Process, a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method." Croatian Operational Research Review 9, br. 2 (2018): 235-244. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2018.0018
Harvard
Kadoić, N. (2018). 'Characteristics of the Analytic Network Process, a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method', Croatian Operational Research Review, 9(2), str. 235-244. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2018.0018
Vancouver
Kadoić N. Characteristics of the Analytic Network Process, a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method. Croatian Operational Research Review [Internet]. 2018 [pristupljeno 03.08.2021.];9(2):235-244. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2018.0018
IEEE
N. Kadoić, "Characteristics of the Analytic Network Process, a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method", Croatian Operational Research Review, vol.9, br. 2, str. 235-244, 2018. [Online]. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2018.0018

Sažetak
The Analytic Network Process (ANP) is one of the most complex multi-criteria decisionmaking methods. It was developed by Professor Thomas Saaty, who also created the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP). In the network, we model the dependencies and influences between decision-making elements. A network contains much more information on the decision-making problem than the hierarchy does. By applying the ANP, we, therefore, obtain more accurate results (the decision). However, AHP is much more often applied even when the decision making problems contain influences and dependencies which were not considered in the AHP. The main research goal of this paper is to identify reasons (ANP characteristics) why ANP is not applied when the problems contain influences and dependencies. After describing the main characteristics, we focus on the three characteristics of the ANP, which are (1) the inseparability of the criteria and alternatives, (2) the influence of the goal node on the priorities in the decision-making problem and (3) the stochasticity of the supermatrix in the ANP method. All these three characteristics are theoretically analyzed in depth and demonstrated through examples. The paper concludes with proposals on how the ANP can be used with respect to these three characteristics.

Ključne riječi
analytic network process; ANP; stochasticity; supermatrix; reducibility

Hrčak ID: 212389

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/212389

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