A Hybrid Bio-inspired ELECTRE Approach for Decision Making in Purchasing Agricultural Equipment

  • Dragan SimićEmail author
  • Jovana Gajić
  • Vladimir Ilin
  • Vasa Svirčević
  • Svetlana Simić
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9648)


Agricultural management is an interdisciplinary approach. This paper discusses decision making in purchasing agricultural equipment. Methodological hybrid bio-inspired and ELECTRE I method is proposed here and it is shown how such a model can be used for complete ranking model. The proposed hybrid bio-inspired ELECTRE I method is implemented on real-world data set. The experimental results in our research could be well compared with PROMETHEE II method presented in our previously study.


Agricultural equipment Genetic algorithm ELECTRE Ranking 



The authors acknowledge the support for research project TR 36030, funded by the Ministry of Science and Technological Development of Serbia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dragan Simić
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jovana Gajić
    • 2
  • Vladimir Ilin
    • 1
  • Vasa Svirčević
    • 3
  • Svetlana Simić
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Technical SciencesUniversity of Novi SadNovi SadSerbia
  2. 2.Faculty of EconomicsUniversity of Novi SadSuboticaSerbia
  3. 3.Lames Ltd.Sremska MitrovicaSerbia
  4. 4.Faculty of MedicineUniversity of Novi SadNovi SadSerbia

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