A Comparative Study of AHP and Fuzzy AHP Method for Inconsistent Data

  • Md. Ashek- Al-Aziz University of Development Alternative (UODA)
  • Sagar Mahmud University of Development Alternative (UODA)
  • Md. Azizul Islam University of Development Alternative (UODA)
  • Jubayer Al Mahmud University of Dhaka
  • Khan Md. Hasib A hsanullah University of Science and Technology(AUST)
Keywords: AHP, Fuzzy AHP, MCDM


In various cases of decision analysis we use two popular methods – Analytical Hierarchical Process (AHP) and Fuzzy based AHP or Fuzzy AHP. Both the methods deal with stochastic data and can determine decision result through Multi Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) process. Obviously resulting values of the two methods are not same though same set of data is fed into them. In this research work, we have tried to observe similarities and dissimilarities between two methods’ outputs. Almost same trend or fluctuations in outputs have been seen for both methods’ for same set of input data which are not consistent. Both method outputs’ ups and down fluctuations are same for fifty percent cases.


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