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Title of article :
Fuzzy environmental decision-making: applications to air pollution Review
Author/Authors :
Bernard Fisher، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2003
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This paper illustrates ways in which concepts from fuzzy set theory may be applied to decision-making in the environmental sciences. Examples of its application to uncertainty, particularly in air pollution, are illustrated. No one of a number of methods for dealing with uncertainty is advocated, but rather a choice from a range of techniques should be made, appropriate to the application. Use of fuzzy sets formalises the underlying assumptions regarding uncertainty and therefore leads to better decision-making. This paper illustrates the flexibility of the approach, taking examples from air quality management, integrated pollution prevention and control, and human health assessment.
Keywords :
decision-making , Uncertainty , Fuzzy sets
Journal title :
Atmospheric Environment
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