1. MCDA_overview - Introduction to Multi-criteria Decision Analysis Unit 1 Overview Leonardo Tomazeli Duarte School of Applied Sciences(FCA University

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Introduction to Multi-criteria Decision Analysis Unit 1: Overview Leonardo Tomazeli Duarte School of Applied Sciences (FCA) University of Campinas (UNICAMP)
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Agenda Introduction to MCDA Unit 1 What is MCDA? The elements of MCDA MCDA process Applications The main problematics in MCDA Course overview
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What is MCDA? Introduction to MCDA Unit 1 MCDA (Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis or Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding): A set of quantitative methods that support decision makers to address (complex) problems involving multiple criteria, different agents and (usually) a finite set of alternatives
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What is MCDA? Introduction to MCDA Unit 1 MCDA: an interdisciplinary field MCDA Operations Research Statistics Machine Learning Psychology (Behavioral Economics) Social Choice Theory
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Why making decision is (often) a difficult task? Introduction to MCDA Unit 1 Obviously, it is well known that making decisions can be a difficult task
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Why making decision is (often) a difficult task? Introduction to MCDA Unit 1 Obviously, it is well known that making decisions can be a difficult task But why is it difficult from an analytical point view?
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Why making decision is (often) a difficult task? Introduction to MCDA Unit 1 Obviously, it is well known that making decisions can be a difficult task But why is it difficult from an analytical point view? Illustration: Dealing with machines/physical systems
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Why making decision is (often) a difficult task? Introduction to MCDA Unit 1 Obviously, it is well known that making decisions can be a difficult task But why is it difficult from an analytical point view? Illustration: Dealing with machines/physical systems Modeling is (very often) possible!
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Why making decision is (often) a difficult task? Introduction to MCDA Unit 1 Obviously, it is well known that making decisions can be a difficult task But why is it difficult from an analytical point view? Illustration: Dealing with machines/physical systems Modeling is (very often) possible! Therefore, one (more or less) knows the input-output behavior!
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Why making decision is (often) a difficult task? Introduction to MCDA Unit 1 Obviously, it is well known that making decisions can be a difficult task But why is it difficult from an analytical point view? Illustration: Dealing with machines/physical systems Modeling is (very often) possible! Therefore, one (more or less) knows the input-output behavior! Decision making environment Complex (uncertain) scenarios
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Why making decision is (often) a difficult task? Introduction to MCDA Unit 1 Obviously, it is well known that making decisions can be a difficult task But why is it difficult from an analytical point view?
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