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dc.contributor.authorMousseau, Vincent
dc.contributor.authorMéric, Jérôme
dc.date.accessioned2009-12-11T08:24:11Z
dc.date.available2009-12-11T08:24:11Z
dc.date.issued1999
dc.identifier.urihttps://basepub.dauphine.fr/handle/123456789/2662
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subjectDécision multicritèreen
dc.subject.ddc003en
dc.titleEmpirical Violation of the Third Alternative Independance Principleen
dc.typeArticle accepté pour publication ou publié
dc.description.abstractenMultiple criteria decision aiding methodologies rely on basic principles concerning the consistency of decision maker's (DM's) preferences. Among these principles, the Third Alternativ Invariance (TAI) principle states that elicited preferences on two alternatives should not be afected by the presence or availability of a third alternative. Empirical statements on cognitive limitations of decision makers tends to contradict this principle. Our work aims at analysing the behavior of DMs when answering binary and ternary choice questions. Results show a violation of the TAI principle. Such results ma be explained by a shift in the reference points considered by decision makers in the binary and ternary choice questions. Implications for preference elicitation techniques in multiple criteria decision aid are discussed.en
dc.relation.isversionofjnlnameFoundations of Computing and Decision Sciences
dc.relation.isversionofjnlvol24en
dc.relation.isversionofjnlissue3en
dc.relation.isversionofjnldate1999
dc.relation.isversionofjnlpages101-119en
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dc.relation.isversionofjnlpublisherPoznań University of Technologyen
dc.subject.ddclabelRecherche opérationnelleen


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