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Building rankings encompassing multiple criteria to support qualitative decision-making

Serramia, M., Lopez-Sanchez, M., Moretti, S. & Rodriguez-Aguilar, J. A. (2023). Building rankings encompassing multiple criteria to support qualitative decision-making. Information Sciences, 631, pp. 288-304. doi: 10.1016/j.ins.2023.02.063


Decision makers are commonly challenged with comparing, and ultimately ranking, elements with regards to the degree to which they satisfy multiple criteria and in terms of their own preferences. This calls for a new decision making framework, which we formally present here. Within such a framework, we present multi-criteria lex-cel: a new method for ranking single elements. Furthermore, we formally establish that our contributions generalise recent results in the social choice literature. We also illustrate our contributions through a case study that poses an ethical decision-making problem.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2023 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Inc. This is an open access article under the CC BY license (
Publisher Keywords: Decision support, Computational social choice, Ethical decision making
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology
Departments: School of Science & Technology > Computer Science
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