Using Group Decision Making Methods to Extract Experts Knowledge

  • Juan Antonio Morente-Molinera
  • Ignacio Javier Pérez
  • Francisco Javier Cabrerizo
  • Sergio Alonso
  • Enrique Herrera-Viedma
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 642)


Group Decision Making methods are interesting tools that can be used for extracting subjective information from experts that are familiar with an specific topic. Although they are typically used for carrying out an alternatives ranking, a novel approach that can extract information from the experts and store it in a fuzzy ontology is presented in this paper. Thanks to this, it is possible to create a knowledge database using subjective information extracted from experts in the dealt topic. This database can be helpful for other users that are interested in the stored data. The obtained information is stored in a fuzzy ontology due to its capacity of using queries to access the information and because they are able to handle the information in a organized way.


Group decision making Fuzzy ontologies Soft computing Linguistic modelling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Antonio Morente-Molinera
    • 1
  • Ignacio Javier Pérez
    • 2
  • Francisco Javier Cabrerizo
    • 3
  • Sergio Alonso
    • 4
  • Enrique Herrera-Viedma
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Engineering, School of Engineering and TechnologyUniversidad Internacional de la Rioja (UNIR)LogroñoSpain
  2. 2.Department of Computer Sciences and EngineeringUniversity of Cádiz (UCA)CádizSpain
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and Artificial IntelligenceUniversity of Granada (UGR)GranadaSpain
  4. 4.Department of Software EngineeringUniversity of Granada (UGR)GranadaSpain

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