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Math. Comput. Appl. 2010, 15(2), 299-308; doi:10.3390/mca15020299

Ranking Extreme and Non-Extreme Efficient Decision Making Units in Data Envelopment Analysis

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Department of Mathematics, Science and Research Branch,Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
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Department of Mathematics, Firoozkooh branch, Islamic Azad University, Firoozkooh, Iran
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Published: 1 August 2010
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Abstract

In evaluating decision making units (DMU) by using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) technique, it happens that more than one unit got efficiency score one. In such a case there should be some criterion for ranking these DMUs. Up to now, all of DEA model could rank only extreme efficient units. In this paper the authors proposed a method for ranking extreme and non extreme efficient units.
Keywords: Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA); Efficiency; Ranking Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA); Efficiency; Ranking
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Jahanshahloo, G.; Lotfi, F.H.; Shoja, N.; Jelodar, M.F.; Abri, A.G. Ranking Extreme and Non-Extreme Efficient Decision Making Units in Data Envelopment Analysis. Math. Comput. Appl. 2010, 15, 299-308.

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