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Measurement of Scenic Spots Sustainable Capacity Based on PCA-Entropy TOPSIS: A Case Study from 30 Provinces, China

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The Economy and Enterprise Development Institute, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610065, China
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Business School, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610065, China
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15(1), 10; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15010010
Received: 19 November 2017 / Revised: 20 December 2017 / Accepted: 21 December 2017 / Published: 22 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Green Environment, Green Operations and Sustainability)
In connection with the sustainable development of scenic spots, this paper, with consideration of resource conditions, economic benefits, auxiliary industry scale and ecological environment, establishes a comprehensive measurement model of the sustainable capacity of scenic spots; optimizes the index system by principal components analysis to extract principal components; assigns the weight of principal components by entropy method; analyzes the sustainable capacity of scenic spots in each province of China comprehensively in combination with TOPSIS method and finally puts forward suggestions aid decision-making. According to the study, this method provides an effective reference for the study of the sustainable development of scenic spots and is very significant for considering the sustainable development of scenic spots and auxiliary industries to establish specific and scientific countermeasures for improvement. View Full-Text
Keywords: sustainable development of scenic spots; principal components analysis; entropy; TOPSIS; sustainability sustainable development of scenic spots; principal components analysis; entropy; TOPSIS; sustainability
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Liang, X.; Liu, C.; Li, Z. Measurement of Scenic Spots Sustainable Capacity Based on PCA-Entropy TOPSIS: A Case Study from 30 Provinces, China. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 10.

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