Multi-criteria Evaluation to Prioritize the Organic Farm Site Using Extended Vikor Method

  • Tufan Demirel
  • Serhat Tüzün
  • Vildan Özkır
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 300)

Abstract

The aim of the present study is to prioritize the sites in Turkey that organic farming is being practiced through extended VIKOR. The problem was considered as a multi-criteria decision making problem. Among the main criteria taken into account in this paper, some are ecological, technological, economic, and risk factors with the impacts of infrastructure and local community. Then, the problem was solved by using extended VIKOR method and the prioritization of the organic farming sites was determined.

Keywords

Organic Farming Analytic Network Process Fuzzy Weight VIKOR Method Fuzzy Decision Matrix 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tufan Demirel
    • 1
  • Serhat Tüzün
    • 1
  • Vildan Özkır
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial EngineeringYildiz Technical UniversityBesiktasTurkey

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