On the Relation between Effort-Dominating and Symmetric Minitive Aggregation Operators

  • Marek Gagolewski
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 299)


In this paper the recently introduced class of effort- dominating impact functions is examined. It turns out that each effort-dominating aggregation operator not only has a very intuitive interpretation, but also is symmetric minitive, and therefore may be expressed as a so-called quasi-I-statistic, which generalizes the well-know OWMin operator.

These aggregation operators may be used e.g. in the Producer Assessment Problem whose most important instance is the scientometric/bibliometric issue of fair scientists’ ranking by means of the number of citations received by their papers.


Aggregation operators impact functions arity-monotonic OWMax OWMin OMA OWA Hirsch’s h-index scientometrics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marek Gagolewski
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Systems Research InstitutePolish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Faculty of Mathematics and Information ScienceWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland

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