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A quantum inspired MADM method and the application in E-commerce recommendation

    Shuli Liu Affiliation

Abstract

In this paper, a quantum inspired MADM method is proposed. Inspired by quantum theory, the decision process is considered as a quantum probability system. Before the decision is made, the preference state is considered as the superposition from the sub-states with respect to various attributes. Each sub-state is regarded as the entanglement from the alternatives. Once the final decision is made, the preference state collapses into a definite state corresponding to an alternative. Based on the proposed method, the decision steps are provided. Ultimately, the feasibility is illustrated through an application in E-commerce recommendation.

Keyword : quantum probability, preference state, superposition, MADM (Multi-attribute decision making), e-commerce recommendation

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Liu, S. (2018). A quantum inspired MADM method and the application in E-commerce recommendation. Technological and Economic Development of Economy, 24(5), 1941-1954. https://doi.org/10.3846/20294913.2017.1318313
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