Constraint

Constraints are limitations imposed by nature or by human beings that may preclude certain choices (Keeney 1980). The specification of constraints is typically based on available resources and regulations and involves value or professional judgment. Constraints can impose limitations on the value that attributes and decision variables may assume (Malczewski 1999), or may serve to limit the alternatives under consideration (Eastman 2006).

Source Of Description

Eastman 2006; Malczewski 1999, p. 97, p. 147

Subcategories

Boolean Constraint

Compensatory Constraint

Noncompensatory Constraint

Target Constraint

Parent Categories

Criterion

Contributor

Keith Reynolds

Last Updated

2008-06-06T00:00:00Z ^^ http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#dateTime

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