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A multiplicative best–worst method for multi-criteria decision making. / Brunelli, Matteo; Rezaei, Jafar.

In: Operations Research Letters, Vol. 47, No. 1, 01.2019, p. 12-15.

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Brunelli, Matteo ; Rezaei, Jafar. / A multiplicative best–worst method for multi-criteria decision making. In: Operations Research Letters. 2019 ; Vol. 47, No. 1. pp. 12-15.

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