The Location of a Health Center: a Comment

  • David Wessling West Tisbury, Massachusetts
Keywords: Decision Support Systems, Dynamic Interactive Network Analysis System, Analytic Hierarchy Process


The DINAS (dynamic interactive network analysis system) and the AHP (analytic hierarchy process) are methods which are friendly to each other. Both balance objectives and outcomes, are interactive and depend on informed judgments. However, it is the role of judgments that is a significant differentiating feature. Whereas the values of decision-makers vary within a fixed range of expectations in the DINAS, the AHP is capable of revealing them. In other words, the AHP can uncover the relative importance of the decision-making criteria.


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