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FIVE WAYS TO COMBINE TANGIBLES WITH INTANGIBLES

Thomas L. Saaty

Abstract


This paper presents five different ways to establish weights for the criteria that govern making comparisons.  Four of these can be done in the context of the AHP, but the fifth and most reliable one is obtained by using the ANP.


Keywords


AHP, ANP, decision making, tangibles, intangibles

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References


Saaty, T. L. (2000). Fundamentals of decision making and priority theory with the analytic hierarchy process (Vol. 6). Pittsburgh: RWS Publications.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13033/ijahp.v8i2.395