An application of fuzzy multi-criteria decision making for topological design of large networks

  • Aaron Kershenbaum
  • Teresa Rubinson
9. Decision-Making Uncer Uncertainty
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 521)


In this paper, techniques of fuzzy nultiple attribute decision making are applied to the design and analysis of large network topologies. A theoretical approach is presented that is computationally efficient, and broadly applicable to a wide class of large network design problems. This approach was developed to allow rapid analysis of performance trade-offs inherent in a broad range of topological network structures, and to assess and identify the sensitivity of design selection to changes in the decision criteria.


Large network analysis topological network design fuzzy logic fuzzy multiple attribute decision making Ordered Weighted Aggregation (OWA) Operators fuzzy membership evaluation uncertainty 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aaron Kershenbaum
    • 1
  • Teresa Rubinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Polytechnic UniversityBrooklyn

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