Problem structuring using computer-aided morphological analysis

  title={Problem structuring using computer-aided morphological analysis},
  author={Tom Ritchey},
  journal={Journal of the Operational Research Society},
  • Tom Ritchey
  • Published 15 March 2006
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  • Journal of the Operational Research Society
General morphological analysis (GMA) is a method for structuring and investigating the total set of relationships contained in multidimensional, usually non-quantifiable, problem complexes. Pioneered by Fritz Zwicky at the California Institute of Technology in the 1930s and 1940s, it relies on a constructed parameter space, linked by way of logical relationships, rather than on causal relationships and a hierarchal structure. During the past 10 years, GMA has been computerized and extended for… 
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