Resources

This section presents a collection of AHP/ANP resources (presentations, documents, videos and software tools). Whether you are a student, academic and/or professional in the field of decision making, you can help us expand this collection by sharing your papers on decision making with the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and the Analytic Network Process (ANP).

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The Analytic Hierarchy Process and Human Resource Allocation: Half the Story

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
The document is from Thomas Saaty's unpublished book "New Mathematics and Measurement for the Physical, Social and Life Sciences" finished in 2004. This is chapter 11: The Analytic Hierarchy Process and Human Resource Allocation: Half the Story. This is an expository chapter about t...

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The Rationality of Punishment - Measuring the Severity of Crimes: An AHP-Based Orders-of- Magnitude Approach

Level: Intermediate
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
The document is from Thomas Saaty's unpublished book "New Mathematics and Measurement for the Physical, Social and Life Sciences" finished in 2004. This is chapter 10: The Rationality of Punishment - Measuring the Severity of Crimes: An AHP-Based Orders-of- Magnitude Approach. This ch...

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An Innovative Orders-of-Magnitude Approach to AHP-Based Mutli-criteria Decision Making

Level: Intermediate
Author(s): Thomas Saaty
The document is from Thomas Saaty's unpublished book "New Mathematics and Measurement for the Physical, Social and Life Sciences" finished in 2004. This is chapter 9: An Innovative Orders-of-Magnitude Approach to AHP-Based Mutli-criteria Decision Making. "In what follows, we firs...

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Presentations

SHOULD THE UK HAVE BREXITED THE EUROPEAN UNION?

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty, Lirong Wei
The European Union is a great and inspired step towards economic unity and in particular financial, social, and political unity. Is it beneficial to the UK and to the world at large in the long run that the UK has broken off from the European Union in its Brexit with dissent coming from Londoners...

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Fulfillment of Life

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty, H J Zoffer, Lirong Wei
Is there a way to assess how satisfied one is with one’s life to date? How close one has come to meeting one’s personal aspirations? There has been no immediate process available whereby we can articulate what we wanted for ourselves in a wide variety of aspects or to measure how close we have co...

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Peruvian Hostage Crisis

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Thomas Saaty, Enrique Mu
MRTA Members storm Japanese embassy and take hostages. They demand release of jailed leaders and comrades. What should the government do? Can AHP help? AHP can help us understand the issues surrounding conflict resolutions but it is still up to people to make the choices!

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Videos

Thomas Saaty on prioritizing in a pandemic

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation
Saaty in 2006 lecturing about prioritizing in a pandemic. Bird flu in 1997 and the SARS epidemic in 2002 to 2003 had awakened the world to the dangers of a pandemic, but the effects Tom talks about were little mentioned then. We're aware of them now in 2020.

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Thomas Saaty on AHP in Prediction, Projection and Forecasting

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation
Thomas Saaty discusses using AHP to successfully predict presidential elections in the US since Jimmy Carter in 1980. The AHP was used to project when the US economy would turn around in 1990, 2001 and 2008. Outcomes of sporting events have been predicted by combining judgment with statistical da...

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Using Superdecisions software to run Ratings model of AHP

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Rafikul Islam
AHP Ratings model is used to implement Absolute Measurement process of AHP. This is usually used when the hierarchy involves a large number of alternatives. In this video, I have shown how to use Superdecisions software for Ratings model of AHP.

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Software Tools

Decision Mentor

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Shashi Bhattarai - Development Dynamics, Sovit Poudel - Truneary Solutions
AHP FOR EVERYBODY: INNOVATION THROUGH MOBILE APPLICATION FOR PERSONAL DECISIONS An Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) based mobile application for day to day use. Growing internet enabled information reach to individuals via smartphone has created potential for individual decision support systems....

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SuperDecisions Software

Level: Beginner
Author(s): Creative Decisions Foundation
The SuperDecisions software is used for decision-making with dependence and feedback. It implements the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and the Analytic Network Process (ANP). This software provides tools to create and manage AHP and ANP models, enter your judgments, get results and perform s...

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Web System for Medical Diagnosis Support

Level: Intermediate
Author(s): Claudio Garuti, Mario Sandoval
The medical diagnosis error corresponds to any failure or mistake in the patient care process that leads to the lack of a diagnosis, an incorrect or delayed one. The main reasons for error in medical diagnosis can be grouped into two fundamental pillars: incorrect/inaccurated diagnosis, and lac...

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