Miranda Menéndez, Pedro and Combarro, Elías F. and Gil, Pedro
(2006)
*Extreme points of some families of non-additive measures.*
European journal of operational research, 174
(3).
pp. 1865-1884.
ISSN 0377-2217

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## Abstract

Non-additive measures are a valuable tool to model many different problems arising in real situations. However, two important difficulties appear in their practical use: the complexity of the measures and their identification from sample data. For the first problem, additional conditions are imposed, leading to different subfamilies of non-additive measures. Related to the second point, in this paper we study the set of vertices of some families of non-additive measures, namely k-additive measures and p-symmetric measures. These extreme points are necessary in order to properly apply a new method of identification of non-additive measures based on genetic algorithms, whose cross-over operator is the convex combination. We solve the problem through techniques of Linear Programming.

Item Type: | Article |
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Uncontrolled Keywords: | Decision analysis; Genetic algorithms; Multiple criteria analysis; Linear programming; Non-additive measures; k-additivity; p-symmetry; Vertices |

Subjects: | Sciences > Mathematics > Operations research |

ID Code: | 17069 |

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