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In this chapter we illustrate how to deal with dependence among the elements of the same level of a hierarchy (inner dependence) with an application we made in the design of the Transportation System for the Sudan (see [2]). The outcome of this analysis was an input-output table which parallels the work of econometricians. This application was done a few years after the Sudan Transport Study was finished.

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  1. Saaty, T.L. and L.G. Vargas, “Estimation of Input-Output Technological Coefficients,” Socioeconomic Planning Sciences 13 (1979) 333–336.

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  2. Saaty, T.L., “The Sudan Transport Study,” Interfaces 20, 3 (1977) 147–157.

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Saaty, T.L., Vargas, L.G. (2001). Measuring Dependence Between Activities: Input-Output Application to the Sudan. In: Models, Methods, Concepts & Applications of the Analytic Hierarchy Process. International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, vol 34. Springer, Boston, MA.

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