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Soft Computing

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 989–1002 | Cite as

Picture 2-tuple linguistic aggregation operators in multiple attribute decision making

  • Guiwu Wei
  • Fuad E. Alsaadi
  • Tasawar Hayat
  • Ahmed Alsaedi
Methodologies and Application

Abstract

In this paper, we investigate the multiple attribute decision-making problems with picture 2-tuple linguistic information. Then, we utilize arithmetic and geometric operations to develop several picture 2-tuple linguistic aggregation operators. The prominent characteristic of these proposed operators is studied. Then, we have utilized these operators to develop some approaches to solving the picture 2-tuple linguistic multiple attribute decision-making problems. Finally, a practical example for enterprise resource planning (ERP) system selection is given to verify the developed approach and to demonstrate its practicality and effectiveness.

Keywords

Multiple attribute decision making The 2-tuple linguistic model Picture fuzzy set Aggregation operators Enterprise resource planning (ERP)  system selection 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This publication arises from research funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant Nos. 61174149 and 71571128 and the Humanities and Social Sciences Foundation of Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (Nos. 16XJA630005, 16YJCZH126) and the construction plan of scientific research innovation team for colleges and universities in Sichuan Province (15TD0004).

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Conflicts of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guiwu Wei
    • 1
    • 2
  • Fuad E. Alsaadi
    • 2
  • Tasawar Hayat
    • 3
    • 4
  • Ahmed Alsaedi
    • 4
  1. 1.School of BusinessSichuan Normal UniversityChengduPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Communications Systems and Networks (CSN) Research Group, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsQuaid-I-Azam University 45320IslamabadPakistan
  4. 4.Nonlinear Analysis and Applied Mathematics (NAAM) Research Group, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of ScienceKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia

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