Sustainable infrastructure project selection by a new group decision-making framework introducing MORAS method in an interval type 2 fuzzy environment
Project management is a process that is involved with making important decisions under uncertainty. In project management often the existing data is limited and vague. Sustainable project selection has a multi-criteria evaluation nature which calls for attending to various often conflicting factors under vagueness. To deal with sustainable project selection several important factors should be properly considered. In this paper, in order to provide a new multi-criteria project selection method, a novel last aggregation method is presented. This method has several main novelties. First, to address uncertainty interval type 2 fuzzy sets (IT2FSs) are used. Second, the importance of criteria is investigated by using IT2F entropy. Third, a novel index for decision making is presented that has the merits of ratio system in MOORA and COPRAS, named MORAS. Fourth, the weights of decision makers are computed according to the obtained judgments and the weights are employed to aggregate the results. Fifth, the defuzzification is carried out in the last step of the process by means of a new IT2F ranking method. To present the applicability of the method, it is used in an existing case study in the literature and the outcomes are presented.
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