Criterion Weight

A value assigned to a criterion that indicates its importance relative to the other criteria under consideration. The derivation of weights is a central step in eliciting the decision maker’s preferences. The weights imply trade-offs among criteria with respect to certain transformed measures.

Synonyms

weight

Source Of Description

Malczewski 1999, p. 99, 350

Parent Categories

Decision Related

Contributor

Keith Reynolds

Last Updated

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

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