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A hybrid technique to solve MCDA problems in a UK National Health Service Trust

Dehe, Benjamin and Bamford, David (2013) A hybrid technique to solve MCDA problems in a UK National Health Service Trust. In: In 20th International Annual European Operations Management Association (EurOMA), 9-12 June2013, Dublin , Ireland. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper reports on research that compared two multiple criteria decision analysis
(MCDA) models: Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Evidential Reasoning (ER).
It discusses the development of a hybrid version, specifically designed to select and
justify the location for a future urban healthcare infrastructure within a UK based
National Health Service (NHS) Trust. We recommend the use of a hybrid model using
aspects of AHP at the criteria level and aspects of ER at the sub-criteria level. We
suggest using ER with pair-wise comparison elements as the most effective solution.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Schools: The Business School
The Business School > Quantitative Analysis Research Group
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Depositing User: Benjamin Dehe
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2013 10:18
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2015 18:13
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/17794

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