Decision Support by Interval SMART/SWING - Incorporating Imprecision in the SMART and SWING Methods

@article{Mustajoki2005DecisionSB,
  title={Decision Support by Interval SMART/SWING - Incorporating Imprecision in the SMART and SWING Methods},
  author={Jyri Mustajoki and Raimo P. H{\"a}m{\"a}l{\"a}inen and Ahti Salo},
  journal={Decision Sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={36},
  pages={317-339}
}
Interval judgments are a way of handling preferential and informational imprecision in multicriteria decision analysis (MCDA). In this article, we study the use of intervals in the simple multiattribute rating technique (SMART) and SWING weighting methods. We generalize the methods by allowing the reference attribute to be any attribute, not just the most or the least important one, and by allowing the decision maker to reply with intervals to the weight ratio questions to account for his/her… CONTINUE READING