A Comparative Study on Decision Support Approaches Under Uncertainty

  • Panagiotis ChristiasEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 339)


This paper presents a comparative study between two approaches for decision support examined to the reference problem of energy retrofit and indoor environment quality in buildings. Two approaches will be presented. The first concerns a proposition based on multi-criteria analysis methodology and the second is based on Bayes’ mathematical theory. The aim is to examine ways of constructing decision support systems which can produce credible decisions under uncertainty. For this purpose, criteria relevant to the given problem will be examined, while attempting to choose those which need less measured or audited information to perform calculations.


Decision support Multi-criteria analysis Bayes approach Probabilistic uncertainty Energy retrofit Thermal-optical comfort Water resources management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Piraeus University of Applied SciencesPiraeusGreece
  2. 2.University Politehnica of BucharestBucharestRomania

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