Sustainability Assessment by Use of Fuzzy Logic—A Review

  • Pratibha R. Dumane
  • Anuja D. Sarate
  • Satishkumar S. ChavanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 810)


This paper discusses the use of fuzzy logic for assessment of sustainability. The paper also reviews the social, economic, and environmental factors on which sustainability of the current and future generations is based. Barriers towards achieving sustainability are enlisted. The major objective of this paper is to review Sustainability Assessment by Fuzzy Evaluation (SAFE) model for assessment of sustainability. As fuzzy logic is able to deal with data that is not well defined, ambiguous and also there is a complex relationship between the parameters involved, it is well suited to the assessment of sustainability. The SAFE model is useful for policy makers to decide on the measures to be taken for sustainable development in the years to come for a sustainable future for life on planet earth.


Sustainability Fuzzy logic Sustainability assessment Sustainability indicators 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pratibha R. Dumane
    • 1
  • Anuja D. Sarate
    • 1
  • Satishkumar S. Chavan
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringDon Bosco Institute of TechnologyKurla (W), MumbaiIndia

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