A Multicriteria Approach for Selecting the Optimal Location of Waste Electrical and Electronic Treatment Plants

Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 719)


This paper presents multicriteria decision-making approach for selecting the optimal location of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) treatment plants. Hesitant fuzzy set is used to deal with the situations in which the decision maker hesitates among several values to assess the alternatives. A hesitant fuzzy Hamacher geometric operator is proposed for producing a preference value for every waste electrical and electronic equipment treatment plant location alternative across all selection criteria. An example is given for demonstrating the applicability of the proposed multicriteria decision-making approach for selecting the optimal location of WEEE treatment plants.


Treatment plants Optimal location Multicriteria Selection Waste electrical and electronic equipment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Engineering & TechnologyCQUniversityMelbourneAustralia

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