A Multi-criteria Decision Making Method on Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets

  • Rong Lan
  • Jiu-lun Fan
Part of the Advances in Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 54)


This paper discusses a multi-criteria decision making model on intuitionistic fuzzy sets. Based on the similarity measure between intuitionistic fuzzy sets, a novel method is shown for the multi-criteria decision making model, the starting point of the proposed method is a geometrical interpretation of intuitionistic fuzzy set. An alternative is mapped to an intuitionistic fuzzy value by using the degree of similarity, and then a score function is used to measure the degree of suitability that an alternative satisfies the decision maker’s requirement. Examples are given to show the proposed method’s effectiveness.


Intuitionistic fuzzy set Intuitionistic fuzzy value Similarity measure Ideal point 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rong Lan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jiu-lun Fan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information and ControlXi’an Institute of Post and TelecommunicationsXi’anP.R. China
  2. 2.School of Electronic EngineeringXidian UniversityXi’anP.R. China

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