Accession Number:

ADA045758

Title:

A Survey of Multiattribute/Multicriterion Evaluation Theories.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK COLL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

80.0

Abstract:

This report provides a comprehensive survey of theories for the evaluation of decision alternatives andor consequences of decision that are characterized by a number of attributes or performance criteria. The evaluation theories are classified under a certaintyriskuncertainty trichotomy and include varieties of utility theory, noncompensatory preference structures, theories of stochastic dominance, theories of risk, and many others. More than 300 references are provided, about half of which have appeared after 1970. The survey also discusses various choice models for multiattributemulticriterion situations and includes a concluding section on assessment methodology. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE