Ordered Weighted Averaging Operators 1988-2014: A Citation-Based Literature Survey

Ali Emrouznejad, Marianna Marra
  • International Journal of Intelligent Systems, September 2014, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1002/int.21673

A bibliography of Ordered Weighted Averaging Operators

What is it about?

This study surveys the ordered weighted averaging (OWA) operator literature using a citation network analysis

Why is it important?

The main goals are the historical reconstruction of scientific development of the OWA field, the identification of the dominant direction of knowledge accumulation that emerged since the publication of the first OWA paper, and to discover the most active lines of research

Perspectives

Professor Ali Emrouznejad
Aston Business School

The family of ordered weighted averaging (OWA) operators was first introduced by Yager1 as a tool to deal with the problem of aggregating multicriteria to form an overall decision function. He described it as cumulative operators for membership aggregation.

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