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Math. Comput. Appl. 2011, 16(3), 588-597; doi:10.3390/mca16030588

An Approximation Approach for Ranking Fuzzy Numbers Based on Weighted Interval - Value

Department of Mathematics Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
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Published: 1 December 2011
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In the present paper, the researchers discuss the problem of weighted interval approximation of fuzzy numbers. This interval can be used as a crisp set approximation with respect to a fuzzy quantity. Then, by using this, the researchers propose a novel approach to ranking fuzzy numbers. This method can effectively rank various fuzzy numbers, their images and overcome the shortcomings of the previous techniques.
Keywords: Ranking; Fuzzy numbers; Weighted interval-value; Defuzzification Ranking; Fuzzy numbers; Weighted interval-value; Defuzzification
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Allahviranloo, T.; Abbasbandy, S.; Saneifard, R. An Approximation Approach for Ranking Fuzzy Numbers Based on Weighted Interval - Value. Math. Comput. Appl. 2011, 16, 588-597.

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