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Design and Development of a Decision Making Application Using Analytic Hierarchy Process
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Computer Science.
2014 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Every action a person takes is determined by the result of some decision. Making simple decisions is natural and does not require additional considerations. However, in case of multiple alternatives and criteria to be considered, decision-making technique is required. The most studied and developed technique is the Analytic Hierarchy Process(AHP).This thesis is focused on the practical implementation of AHP. Firstly, it defines a set of features that are necessary for the decision-making process involving several experts and additional non-functional requirements to be met. Feature comparison has shown that none of the existing applications implements all required features. Therefore, a new application is designed. Further on, the engineering process is described, including transforming functional requirements into features, features into use cases, use cases into activities diagrams. After the developed application is described screens corresponding to each use case are presented. Non-functional requirements are portability, free availability, and usability. Compliance of the developed application with these criteria is checked with tests and two user experiments.The main results of this thesis are: (i) the extension of AHP theory with external consistency check to improve the quality of final results and (ii) the developed application which meets all requirements.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 42 p.
Keyword [en]
decision making, analytic hierarchy process
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Computer Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-38084OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-38084DiVA: diva2:761531
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Software Technology Programme, Master Programme, 60 credits
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Available from: 2014-11-12 Created: 2014-11-06 Last updated: 2014-11-12Bibliographically approved

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