Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications

, Volume 156, Issue 2, pp 529–534 | Cite as

A New Method to Find the Unique Fuzzy Optimal Value of Fuzzy Linear Programming Problems



In this paper, shortcomings and limitations of the existing methods for solving fuzzy linear programming (FLP) problems are pointed out. To overcome the limitations as well as to resolve the shortcomings, a new method is proposed for solving FLP problems. To show the advantage of the proposed method over existing methods, a FLP problem is solved by the existing methods as well as the proposed method, and the obtained results are compared.


Fuzzy linear programming Ranking function Fuzzy number 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematics and Computer ApplicationsThapar UniversityPatialaIndia

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