A distance-similarity method to solve fuzzy sets and fuzzy soft sets based decision-making problems

  • Biplab PaikEmail author
  • Shyamal Kumar Mondal
Methodologies and Application


Similarity measure plays an important role in fuzzy environment. Motivating from usual Euclidean distance measure, it introduces a new distance-similarity approach to get a solution of a fuzzy sets and fuzzy soft sets based maximization decision-making problems. Also, three algorithms have been proposed connected to fuzzy sets and fuzzy soft sets. Then using these algorithms, different types of decision-making problems can be solved. To check the efficiency of our approach, we consider an example and solve it by different existing methods, and the results are compared.


Fuzzy set Fuzzy soft set Distance measure Similarity measure Decision-making problem 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics with Oceanology and Computer ProgrammingVidyasagar UniversityMidnaporeIndia

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