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Practical Decision Making using Super Decisions v3

An Introduction to the Analytic Hierarchy Process

  • Enrique Mu
  • Milagros Pereyra-Rojas

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Operations Research book series (BRIEFSOPERAT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Basics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
      Pages 3-6
    3. Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
      Pages 7-22
    4. Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
      Pages 23-42
  3. Intermediate

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
      Pages 45-55
    3. Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
      Pages 57-60
    4. Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
      Pages 61-70
    5. Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
      Pages 71-78
  4. Advanced

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
      Pages 81-89
    3. Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
      Pages 91-96
    4. Enrique Mu, Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
      Pages 97-103
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 105-115

About this book

Introduction

This book offers a simple introduction to the theory and practice of the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) without a pre-requisite for a sophisticated mathematical background. AHP is an intuitive and mathematically simple methodology in the field of multi-criteria decision making in Operational Research (OR). Using Super Decisions v3, the newly developed software by the Creative Decisions Foundations, this book provides a quick and intuitive understanding of AHP using spreadsheet examples and step-by-step software instructions. Super Decisions v3 marks a drastic departure from the previous version 2 in terms of interface and ratings model development. In addition to a concise guide, instructional videos are also available to demonstrate how to use the different features of Super Decisions v3. Most AHP books assume the reader has basic OR mathematical background; however, AHP was developed with the goal that decision makers can take advantage of this methodology without struggling with the mathematics behind it. For this reason, only basic arithmetic knowledge is required from the readers. In conclusion, this book delivers a quick and practical understanding of the AHP methodology that can be useful for corporate executives and decision-makers in all fields.

Keywords

Analytic Hierarchy Process AHP AHP Modeling AHP Theory Decision Making Group Decision-Making Cost Benefit Analysis Ratings Models Super Decisions Super Decisions 3

Authors and affiliations

  • Enrique Mu
    • 1
  • Milagros Pereyra-Rojas
    • 2
  1. 1.Carlow UniversityPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.University of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-68369-0
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-68368-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-68369-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-0482
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-0504
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