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    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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)
      Conference report
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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 ...
    • L-Fuzzy sets for group linguistic preference modeling: an application to assess a firm’s performance 

      Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Prats Duaygues, Francesc (2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Given a finite totally ordered set of linguistic descriptions, the extended set of qualitative labels with different levels of precision L is constructed. In this framework, qualitative descriptions of a given set are ...
    • Measuring the Consensus in Group Decision by means of Qualitative Reasoning 

      Roselló Saurí, Llorenç; Prats Duaygues, Francesc; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Agell Jané, Núria (2009-11-09)
      Conference report
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      This paper presents a mathematical framework to assess the consensus found among different evaluators who use ordinal scales in group decision-making and evaluation processes. This framework is developed on the basis of ...
    • Mesures de qualitat de vida i satisfacció ciutadana: noves tendències, subjectivitat i canvi d'escala 

      Agell Jané, Núria; Parra, Xavier; Domingo Gou, Marta; Català Mallofré, Andreu (Centre per a la Sostenibilitat, 2007-07-12)
      Conference report / Conference lecture
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      La modelització i mesura de la qualitat de vida s’ha convertit en una àrea de recerca activa a partir del reconeixement de la marcada essència qualitativa d’aquest indicador. Hi ha estudis recents a escala nacional que ...
    • Multi-criteria decision making with linguistic labels: a comparison of two methodologies applied to energy planning 

      Afsordegan, Arayeh; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Agell Jané, Núria; Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente; Zahedi, Siamak (2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper compares two multi-criteria decision making (MCDM) approaches based on linguistic label assessment. The first approach consists of a modified fuzzy TOPSIS methodology introduced by Kaya and Kahraman in 2011. ...
    • On fuzzy-qualitative descriptions and entropy 

      Prats Duaygues, Francesc; Roselló Saurí, Llorenç; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Agell Jané, Núria (2016-08-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper models the assessments of a group of experts when evaluating different magnitudes, features or objects by using linguistic descriptions. A new general representation of linguistic descriptions is provided by ...
    • Ranking and selection of unsupervised learning marketing segmentation 

      Sanchez Hernandez, German; Chiclana, Francisco; Agell Jané, Núria; Aguado Chao, Juan Carlos (2013-05)
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      This paper addresses the problem of choosing the most appropriate classification from a given set of classifications of a set of patterns. This is a relevant topic on unsupervised systems and clustering analysis because ...
    • Selecting the best taste: a group decision-making application to chocolates design 

      Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Hernández, Germán; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier (2013)
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      Creation and design of products based on human sensory perceptions, such as color, smell or taste, require the participation of professionals or experts with highly developed sensory abilities. When a group of experts ...
    • SVM-based learning method for improving colour adjustement in automotive basecoat manufacturing 

      Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Agell Jané, Núria; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (d-side, 2009)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      new iterative method based on Support Vector Machines to perform automated colour adjustment processing in the automotive industry is proposed in this paper. The iterative methodology relies on a SVM trained with patterns ...
    • Understanding color trends by means of non-monotone utility functions 

      Ghaderi, Mohammad; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Agell Jané, Núria (2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper we explore the possibility of capturing color trends and understanding the rationale behind the popularity of a color. To this end, we propose using a preference disaggregation approach from the field of ...
    • Understanding location decisions of energy multinational enterprises within the European smart cities’ context: An integrated AHP and extended fuzzy linguistic TOPSIS method 

      Porro Martorell, Olga; Pardo Bosch, Francesc; Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Soler, Monica (2020-05-12)
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      Open Access
      Becoming a smart city is one of the top priorities in the urban agenda of many European cities. Among the various strategies in the transition path, local governments seek to bring innovation to their cities by encouraging ...
    • Using linguistic descriptions with multi-criteria decision aid approaches in urban energy systems 

      Afsordegan, Arayeh; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Agell Jané, Núria; Gamboa Jimenez, Gonzalo; Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente (2015-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      Multi-Criteria Decision Aid (MCDA) methods include various collections of mathematical techniques related to decision support systems in non-deterministic environments to support such applications as facility management, ...
    • Using qualitative reasoning in modelling consensus in group decision-making 

      Roselló Saurí, Llorenç; Prats Duaygues, Francesc; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Agell Jané, Núria (Jure Zabkar, Ivan Bratko, 2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Ordinal scales are commonly used in rating and evaluation processes. These processes usually involve group decision making by means of an experts’ committee. In this paper a mathematical framework based on the qualitative ...
    • Using qualitative reasoning to evaluate performance: an application in the retail sector 

      Rovira Llobera, Xari; Agell Jané, Núria; Sayeras, Josep M.; Sánchez Soler, Monica (2016)
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      This paper offers a new method inspired by classic importance-performance analysis (IPA) that provides a global index of importance versus performance for firms together with a new version of the IPA diagram. The index ...
    • Using qualitative reasoning to model users profiles: an approach to movie recommendation 

      Roselló Saurí, Llorenç; García, David; Agell Jané, Núria; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Prats Duaygues, Francesc (2011)
      Conference lecture
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      This paper presents a methodology for a collaborative recommender system (RS). The methodology is based on the compatibility of groups of users defining their profiles via a qualitative order-ofmagnitude model. The ...