Multi-criteria decision making: AHP method applied for network bridge prioritization

Zaharah Allah Bukhsh, Irina Stipanovic, Giel Klanker, Niels Hoj, Boulent Imam, Yiannis Xenidis

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    Abstract

    In bridge management systems, multi-objective decision-making has emerged as a decision support technique to integrate various technical information and stakeholder values. Different multicriteria decision making techniques and tools have been developed in the last three decades. This paper presents an overview of different approaches to multi-objective decision making at the object and network level, with the purpose of incorporating different aspects of bridge performance goals, which may vary according to technical, environmental, economic and social factors. The example of application of analytic hierarchy process (AHP), as one of the multi criteria decision making method, to a illustrative case study is presented in the paper.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Value of Structural Health Monitoring for the Reliable Bridge Management
    Subtitle of host publicationproceedings of the Joint COST TU1402 - COST TU1406 - IABSE WC1 Workshop, Zagreb 2nd - 3rd March 2017
    EditorsAna Mandić Ivanković
    Place of PublicationZagreb
    PublisherUniversity of Zagreb
    Pages3.2-1-3.2-9
    ISBN (Print)978-953-8168-08-6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    EventJoint COST TU1402 - COST TU1406 - IABSE WC1 Workshop 2017 - University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Duration: 2 Mar 20173 Mar 2017

    Workshop

    WorkshopJoint COST TU1402 - COST TU1406 - IABSE WC1 Workshop 2017
    CountryCroatia
    CityZagreb
    Period2/03/173/03/17

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