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Health-System Evaluation: A Multi-attribute Decision Making Approach

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 340)

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to present an evaluation approach based on multi-attribute group decision making (MAGDM) technique for helping the health-care department of a country to review the over-all health-system of a state over time. In the process of decision making, experts provide their opinions linguistically regarding the alternatives depending on a finite set of interrelated attributes. Subsequently suitable aggregation method is applied to determine the overall performance value to make a final decision. Finally, we present health-system evaluation of a state for the time periods, namely, \( \{ t_{1} ,t_{2} , \ldots ,t_{n} \} \) in order to judge whether the over-all health system of the state improves over time or not.

Keywords

Bonferroni mean Multi-attribute decision making Health-system evaluation Linguistic 2-tuple 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsIndian Institute of TechnologyPatnaIndia

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