RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 828856544 LA English UL http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29440-2 T1 Linguistic decision making theory and methods A1 Xu, Zeshui., PB Springer ; Science Press PP Berlin; New York; Beijing YR 2012 SN 9783642294402 3642294405 AB "Linguistic Decision Making: Theory and Methods" is the first monograph which mainly deals with the interdisciplinary subject of computing with words, information fusion and decision analysis. It provides a thorough and systematic introduction to the linguistic aggregation operators, linguistic preference relations, and various models for and approaches to multi-attribute decision making with linguistic information. It also offers various practical examples with tables and figures to illustrate the theory and methods discussed. Researchers and professionals engaged in the relevant fields will find it a useful reference book. Professor Zeshui Xu, senior member of the IEEE, works at the PLA University of Science and Techology, China.