Special Issue "Multi-Criteria Decisions"

A special issue of Axioms (ISSN 2075-1680).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2018

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Faith-Michael E. Uzoka

Department of Mathematics and Computing, Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, Alberta T3E 6K6, Canada
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Interests: evaluation systems; multi-criteria decision analysis, organizational computing and impacts; medical Informatics; and technology adoption and innovation

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

We are glad to introduce this Special Issue of Axioms, which focuses on multi-criteria decisions. In the past, multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) was housed in the operations research silo; however, over the years, it has been realized that multi-criteria decisions permeate almost every sphere of human endeavour—business, computing, engineering, medicine, law, etc. Multi-criteria decision analyses have considerably expanded beyond the classical and formal methodologies, and have also involved intuitive and informal processes.  There is a need to have a multi-disciplinary platform for sharing and extending knowledge on multi-criteria decisions.

This Special Issue focuses on the science and art of multi-criteria decisions, especially in multi-disciplinary settings. We expect to publish high quality papers in the categories of discovery, integration, application, and teaching of multi-criteria decisions. The impact of such articles will be far reaching, especially in a fast-paced world that is constantly dealing with decisions involving analysis of (mostly conflicting) multiple variables. As noted by Miller (1956), the human mind can effectively manage a combination of 7 ± 2 pieces of information consecutively; beyond this level, the decision process experiences some apparent decay, which could impact on the outcome.

Prof. Dr. Faith-Michael E Uzoka
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • MCDA Theories

  • MCDA methodologies

  • Applications of MCDA

  • Multi-criteria design issues

  • Intuitiveness in MCDA

  • Multi-goal decisions

  • Fuzziness in multi-criteria decisions

  • Tools for multi-criteria decisions

  • Soft-computing techniques for MCDA

  • Axioms of MCDA

  • Decision making paradox

  • Issues in teaching of MCDA

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.

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