International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems

ISSN: 1875-6883
Volume 3, Issue 4, October 2010

Special issue on "Decision Support Systems based on Computing with Words: Applications"

Foreword
Jun Liu, Luis Martinez, Hui Wang, Rosa M. Rodriguez, Vasily Novozhilov
Pages: 396 - 419
This paper presents a comprehensive overview of currently known applications of computing with words (CWW) in risk assessment. It is largely grouped into the following 5 categories: (1) fuzzy number based risk assessment; (2) fuzzy rule-based risk assessment; (3) fuzzy extension of typical probabilistic...
Chen-Tung Chen, Ping-Feng Pai, Wei-Zhang Hung
Pages: 438 - 451
The purpose of this paper is to present a framework and a suitable method for selecting the best logistics supplier. In general, many quantitative and qualitative criteria should be considered simultaneously for making the decision of logistics supplier selection. The information about judging the...
Cengiz Kahraman, Selçuk Cebi, Ihsan Kaya
Pages: 461 - 473
Renewable energy is the energy generated from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides and geothermal heat. Turkey has a great renewable energy potential with its natural resources such as biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, and wind. Selection among energy alternatives is a multicriteria...
Rocio de Andres, Macarena Espinilla, Luis Martinez
Pages: 486 - 500
Performance appraisal is a process used by companies in order to evaluate their employees' efficiency and productivity for planning their Human Resource policies. Traditionally this process has just been carried out by the executive staff but recently it has started to be based on opinions of different...
José Luis Garcia-Lapresta, Bonifacio Llamazares, Miguel Martinez-Panero
Pages: 501 - 513
In this paper the Borda rule is extended by allowing the voters to show their preferences among alternatives through linguistic labels. To this aim, we need to add them up for assigning a qualification to each alternative and then to compare such qualifications. Theoretically, all these assessments and...