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  • 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 ...
  • 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 decision support tool using order weighted averaging for conference review assignment 

    Nguyen, Jennifer; Sánchez Hernández, Germán; Agell Jané, Núria; Rovira Llobera, Xari; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (Elsevier, 2017-01-01)
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    Assigning papers to reviewers is a large, long and difficult task for conference chairs and scientific committees. The paper reviewer assignment problem is a multi-agent problem which requires understanding reviewer expertise ...
  • A fuzzy learning method to segment visitors of a tourist attraction 

    Nguyen, Jennifer; Armisen Morell, Albert; Sánchez Hernández, Germán; Agell Jané, Núria; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2018)
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    We propose in this paper a method which segments demographic and contextual attributes of tourists when visiting an attraction. Clustering patterns based on categorical attributes can be challenging as it is difficult to ...
  • A linguistic multi-criteria decision-aiding system to support university career services 

    Nguyen, Jennifer; Sánchez Hernández, Germán; Armisen Morell, Albert; Agell Jané, Núria; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2017-07-27)
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    In this paper we introduce a linguistic multi-criteria decision-aiding model to support college students with the internship job market application. It considers a fuzzy ordered weighted averaging (FOWA) operator in the ...
  • 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 ...
  • An interval technical indicator for financial time series forecasting 

    Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Samà Monsonís, Albert; Sanchez, German; Sanabria, José A.; Agell Jané, Núria (2011)
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    In this work we compare the performance of some standard technical indicators with an interval technical indicator, the moving interval (MI), for time series forecasting. MI has the advantage of taking into account the ...
  • AoL: Action Learning: A methodology to capture expertise in adjustment tasks 

    Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Samà Monsonís, Albert; Raya Giner, Cristóbal; Agell Jané, Núria (2012)
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    It is well known that some people can perform a task with greater precision and accuracy than others: they are experts. In the past, experts were interviewed to find out why they have this expertise, but this was not ...
  • A qualitative reasoning approach for measuring citizens’ satisfaction 

    Domingo Gou, Marta; Agell Jané, Núria; Aguado Chao, Juan Carlos; Català Mallofré, Andreu (2004-10)
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  • 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 ...
  • A transformational creativity tool to support chocolate designers 

    Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Raya Giner, Cristóbal; Samà Monsonís, Albert; Agell Jané, Núria (Elsevier, 2015-12-01)
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    A new formulation of the central ideas of Boden's well-established theory on combinational, exploratory and transformational creativity is presented. This new formulation, based on the idea of conceptual space, redefines ...
  • 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 ...
  • Connectionist techniques to approach sustainability modelling 

    Domingo Gou, Marta; Agell Jané, Núria; Parra, Xavier (2007-03-29T13:44:23Z)
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    When defining a context of sustainability, capturing the complexity of data and extracting as much information as possible are fundamental challenges. Normally, quantitative and qualitative indicators are defined. While ...
  • Creativity Support System for cake design 

    Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Raya Giner, Cristóbal; Samà Monsonís, Albert; Agell Jané, Núria (2015)
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    In this paper, a new formulation of Creativity is presented in the context of Creativity Support Systems. This formulation is based on the central ideas of the theory of Boden. It redefines some concepts such as appropriateness ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • InsERT: the inspirational expert recommender tool 

    Nguyen, Jennifer; Sanchez Hernandez, German; Agell Jané, Núria; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    The continued growth in enterprise social networks is fueled by the need to enable productivity and innovation. Reducing the constraints to communication and knowledge sharing of a globally distributed workforce, will ...