Hamed Taherdoost



Decision Making Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP); A Step by Step Approach

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Analytical Hierarchy Process is one of the most inclusive system which is considered to make decisions with multiple criteria because this method gives to formulate the problem as a hierarchical and believe a mixture of quantitative and qualitative criteria as well. This paper summarizes the process of conducting Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP).



Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP), Research Methodology, Hierarchical Tree, AHP Survey / Questionnaire, and AHP Formulas.



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Hamed Taherdoost. (2017) Decision Making Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP); A Step by Step Approach. International Journal of Economics and Management Systems, 2, 244-246


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