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Sandra Galarza-Molina, PhD http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0002-1915

Andres Torres http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8693-8611

Abstract

Objective: This paper aims to assess cases where it is necessary to include uncertainties in decision-making input data. Materials and Methods: Three case studies with different numbers of alternatives and different numbers and natures of criteria were evaluated. The CRIDE tool [39] was used to include uncertainties in the input data. Results and Discussion: The results obtained showed that for more difficult decision-making problems, the inclusion of variations in input data could change the final decision, while for less challenging problems, it is unnecessary to take uncertainties into account. Conclusions: These findings could be useful for decision-makers in obtaining more accurate results or in saving time and money related to input data acquisition.

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Keywords

Multicriteria decision-making, Uncertainties, Robustness, Sensitivity and redundancy analysis

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How to Cite
Galarza-Molina, S., & Torres, A. (2019). Including uncertainties in multi-criteria decision-making: a superfluous task or a requirement?. Ingenieria Y Universidad, 23(1). https://doi.org/10.11144/Javeriana.iyu23-1.iumd
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Industrial and systems engineering
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