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    • A consensus degree for hesitant fuzzy linguistic decision making 

      Montserrat Adell, Jordi; Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      This paper proposes a measure of consensus for group decision making in the hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets framework. An extension of the set of hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets is considered to capture differences ...
    • A consensus model for Delphi processes with linguistic terms and its application to chronic pain in neonates definition 

      Agell Jané, Núria; van Ganzewinkel,, Christ Jan; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Roselló Saurí, Llorenç; Prats Duaygues, Francesc; Andriessen, Peter (2015-10)
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      This paper proposes a new model of consensus based on linguistic terms to be implemented in Delphi processes. The model of consensus involves qualitative reasoning techniques and is based on the concept of entropy. The ...
    • A fuzzy decision-aiding approach to implement sustainable marine itineraries 

      Porro Martorell, Olga; Agell, Núria; Sánchez Soler, Monica (IOS Press, 2019)
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      Vies Braves (Sea Swimming Lanes) is a pioneer company in designing, promoting, and revitalizing open water and marine itineraries which are protected by buoys, and dedicated to health, leisure, educa- tional and environmental ...
    • A learning system for adjustment processes based on human sensory perceptions 

      Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Agell Jané, Núria; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Sánchez Soler, Monica (2018-12-01)
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      Creating, designing and adjusting products are essential decision processes underlying creative industries, such as painting, perfume, food and beverage industries. These processes require the participation and continuous ...
    • A measure of perceived performance to assess resource allocation 

      Sayeras, Josep M.; Agell, Nuria; Rovira Llobera, Xari; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Dawson, John A. (Springer, 2016-08-01)
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      Performance measurement is a key issue when a company is designing new strategies to improve resource allocation. This paper offers a new methodology inspired by classic importance-performance analysis (IPA) that provides ...
    • A multi-attribute group decision model based on unbalanced and multi-granular linguistic information: an application to assess entrepreneurial competencies in secondary schools 

      Porro Martorell, Olga; Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier (2021-11-01)
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      Advances in multi-attribute group decision making require the development of structures flexible enough to deal with unbalanced and multi-granular linguistic information. New distances between linguistic terms are needed ...
    • A new approach for Delphi processes based on group consensus with linguistic terms 

      Agell Jané, Núria; van Ganzewinkel,, Christ Jan; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Roselló Saurí, Llorenç; Prats Duaygues, Francesc; Andriessen, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      A new approach for Delphi processes including a measure of consensus based on linguistic terms is introduced in this paper. The measure of consensus involves qualitative reasoning techniques and is based on the concept ...
    • A qualitative approach for aggregating people's perceptions 

      Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Soler, Monica (Escola Superior d'Administració i Direcció d'Empreses (ESADE), 2022)
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      The concept of perceptual map is introduced in this paper to capture the semantics of linguistic assessments of an individual in a qualitative reasoning scenario, concretely in hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets. In ...
    • A recommender system based on group consensus 

      Roselló Saurí, Llorenç; Prats Duaygues, Francesc; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Agell Jané, Núria (2010)
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      This paper presents the foundation for a new methodology for a collaborative recommender system (RS). This methodology is based on the degree of consensus of a group of users stating their preferences via qualitative ...
    • Absolute order-of-magnitude reasoning applied to a social multi-criteria evaluation framework 

      Afsordegan, Arayeh; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Agell Jané, Núria; Aguado Chao, Juan Carlos; Gamboa Jimenez, Gonzalo (2016-01)
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      A social multi-criteria evaluation framework for solving a real-case problem of selecting a wind farm location in the regions of Urgell and Conca de Barberá in Catalonia (northeast of Spain) is studied. This paper applies ...
    • An application to measure consensus on customers’ ratings using Hesitant Fuzzy Linguistic Term Sets 

      Abuasaker, Walaa; Nguyen, Jeniffer; Agell, Núria; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Sánchez Soler, Monica (IOS Press, 2023)
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      In this study, we propose a methodology using hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets to aggregate rating values. The main idea is to define an integrated methodology for collaborative platforms involving individuals that use ...
    • Computing distances between decision makers using hesitant fuzzy linguistic makers using hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets 

      Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Prats Duaygues, Francesc; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier (2015)
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      Given a finite totally ordered set of linguistic terms, the operations intersection and connected union provide a lattice structure to the set of hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets. In this framework, hesitant fuzzy ...
    • Consensus, dissension and precision in group decision making by means of an algebraic extension of hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets 

      Montserrat Adell, Jordi; Agell, Nuria; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier (Elsevier, 2018-07)
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      Present measures of the degree of agreement in group decision-making using hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets allow consensus or agreement measurement when decision makers’ assessments involve hesitance. Yet they do not ...
    • Decision making under uncertainty using a qualitative TOPSIS method for selecting sustainable energy alternatives 

      Afsordegan, Arayeh; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Agell Jané, Núria; Zahedi, Siamak; Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente (2016-03-15)
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      Multi-criteria decision-making methods support decision makers in all stages of the decision-making process by providing useful data. However, criteria are not always certain as uncertainty is a feature of the real world. ...
    • Finding the most sustainable wind farm sites with a hierarchical outranking decision aiding method 

      Afsordegan, Arayeh; Del Vasto, Luis; Valls Mateu, Aïda; Agell, Nuria; Sánchez Soler, Monica (2022-05-02)
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      This paper considers the problem of finding suitable sites for wind farms in a region of Catalonia (Spain). The evaluation criteria are structured into a hierarchy that identifies several intermediate sub-goals dealing ...
    • From qualitative absolute order-of-magnitude to the extended set of Hesitant Fuzzy Linguistic Term Sets 

      Montserrat Adell, Jordi; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Agell Jané, Núria (2016)
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      Hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets were introduced to grasp the uncertainty existing in human reasoning. In this paper, inspired by absolute order-of-magnitude qualitative reasoning techniques, an extension of the set ...
    • Fusing hotel ratings and reviews with hesitant terms and consensus measures 

      Nguyen, Jennifer; Montserrat Adell, Jordi; Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier (2020-02-27)
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      People have come to refer to reviews for valuable information on products before making a purchase. Digesting relevant opinions regarding a product by reading all the reviews is challenging. An automated methodology which ...
    • Group decision-making system based on a qualitative location function: an application to chocolates design 

      Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Hernández, Germán; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier (2013)
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      When a group of experts is involved in the design of a new product as a team, consensus and Group decision making (GDM) techniques able to deal with complex descriptions are required. In addition, individual decisions ...
    • Hesitancy and consensus measures to understand ratings: an application to hotel recommendations 

      Jennifer, Nguyen; Montserrat Adell, Jordi; Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier (2018)
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      When searching for recommendations online, users are often presented with similar items all having the same ratings. It is left to the user to discern which rated item is best from other information. In order to facilitate ...
    • Influential factors in water planning for sustainable tourism destinations 

      Vila Fernández-Santacruz, Mar; Afsordegan, Arayeh; Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Costa Guix, Gerard (2018-02-01)
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      Many destinations are implementing various water management alternatives to diminish the environmental impacts of tourism and increase sustainability. These efforts toward sustainability can be understood as part of corporate ...