Preference Relations of Trapezoidal Fuzzy Numbers
As described in Chapter 5, qualitative information, such as that conveyed in outstanding, good and poor, is often used to assess qualitative variables, human moral, the performance of certain equipment, etc. In any fuzzy decision making, the available qualitative information is generally characterized by trapezoidal fuzzy numbers, triangular fuzzy numbers, and even natural linguistic terms (Fan, and Jiang, 2003, 2004; Xu, 2004e,2005b, 2005c;; Chen and Fan, 2004; Hou and Wu, 2005a, 2005b; Jiang and Fan, 2003; Chen and Fan, 2004; Herrera, 2001; Herrera, Herrera, and Martinez, 2000; Herrera and Martinez, 2000; 2001a; 2001b; Delgado, Herrera, and Herrera, 2002; Herrera, Martinez, and Sanchez, 2005; Wang and Fan, 2003; You, Fan, and Li, 2005;Gong, 2007; Gong and Liu, 2007c, Hou and Wu,2005b).
KeywordsDecision Maker Fuzzy Number Preference Relation Transformation Function Linguistic Term
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