EWG MCDA, EURO working group on Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding

EWG MCDA, EURO working group on Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding
NameEWG MCDA, EURO working group on Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding
AnnouncementNewsletter contribution: In case you wish to present your ideas, research group, consultancy company, software, or book in the following issues of the EWG-MCDA Newsletter, please contact Jose Figueira.

Websitehttp://www.cs.put.poznan.pl/ewgmcda/
Newsletter2 issues per year.
Editor: José Rui Figueira
Instituto Superior Tecnico
Departamento de Engenharia e Gestao
Campus da Alameda
Av. Rovisco Pais
1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Online newsletterhttp://www.cs.put.poznan.pl/ewgmcda/index.php/newsletter
Coordinator José Rui Figueira
figueira@ist.utl.pt
Technical University of Lisbon
Instituto Superior Tecnico
Av. Cavaco Silva, Tagus Park
2780 - 990 Porto Salvo
2780 - 990 Lisbon
Portugal
Phone: +351 21 423 32 99
Fax: +351 21 423 35 68
Coordinator Salvatore Greco
salgreco@unict.it
University of Catania
Department of Economics and Business
Corso Italia 55
95129 Catania
Italy
Phone: ++39 095 7537733
Fax: ++39 095 7537957
Coordinator Roman Slowinski
roman.slowinski@cs.put.poznan.pl
Poznan University of Technology
Institute of Computing Science
Laboratory of Intelligent Decision Support Systems
Street Piotrowo 2
60-965 Poznan
Poland
Phone: +48 61 6652902
Fax: +48 61 8771525
Url: http://idss.cs.put.poznan.pl/site/108.html
Webmaster Milosz Kadzinski
milosz.kadzinski@cs.put.poznan.pl
Poznan University of Technology
Institute of Computing Science
60-965 Poznan
Poland
Phone: +48-61-6653022
Purpose and historyMulticriteria decision aiding is an important branch of Operational Research. Beyond the exchanges and meetings which already exist by means of international conferences and publications in scientific journals, the objectives of the working group are the following:

  • to contribute to the development, at a European level, of an original way of thinking in the field of multicriteria decision aiding;

  • to allow each member of the group to present to others methodological, theoretical or applied results, to submit his/her own work and thoughts to tcritical discussion by the group, and also to facilitate collaboration;

  • to develop multicriteria aid for decisions by facilitating contact between all people interested in the subject, and by stimulating continuity and progress in exchanges and work;

  • to keep the group alive and open by means of bi-annual meetings which should not be mini-conferences but real meetings favourable to exchanges and to the emergence of new ideas.


The working group was created at EURO I (Brussels, 1975). Since that time, two meetings are held each year, in Spring and Autumn. The 60 meetings have been organised by members from 16 different countries.
MembersThe current membership is 400. In 1975, the group consisted of 29 members from 5 different countries. Among the present members, 42 were already members in 1980. Currently, 38 countries are represented. During recent years, each meeting attracted 5 to 20 new members (with an average of 13). These figures show how lively the group is terms of meetings and participation.
Past activitiesMEETINGS OF THE EURO WORKING GROUP ON MULTICRITERIA DECISION AIDING
83rd Meeting of the EURO Working Group “Multicriteria Decision Aiding”
Place: Barcelona, Spain.
Date: March 30 - April 1, 2016.
Organizer: Nuria Agell (ESADE Business School).
Website: http://www.esade.edu/research-webs/eng/grec/news-events/83rd-ewg-mcda

84th Meeting of the EURO Working Group “Multicriteria Decision Aiding”
Place: Vienna, Austria.
Date: Septemeber 22-24, 2016.
Organizer: Rudolf Vetschera (University of Vienna).
Website: http://mcda2016.univie.ac.at/


SUMMER SCHOOL
12th MCDA/M Summer School
July 18-29, 2016
Recife, Brazil
Web-site: http://cdsid.org.br/mc-summer-school2016/

SPRING SCHOOL:
1st Spring School on MCDA
Place: University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
Date: May 26-31, 2014
Organizer: Antonio Boggia.
Web site: http://www.laboratorioambiente.unipg.it/index.php?id=54

DECSION DECK WORKSHOP
13th Decision Deck Workshop
Place: CentraleSupelec, Paris, France
Date: October 14, 2016.
Organizer: Vincent Mousseau.
Website: http://www.lgi.ecp.fr/~mousseau/D2Workshop/pmwiki-2.2.7/pmwiki.php
Website: https://conferences.telecom-bretagne.eu/ddws12/

Streams at EURO 2016
Place: Poznan, Poland
Date: July 3-6, 2016
Website: http://www.euro2016.poznan.pl/

Streams: Mutliple Criteria Decision Aiding (Corrente, Figueira, Kadiznski), Mutliple Criteria Decision Analysis (Kadzinski), Preference Learning (Dembczynski, Greco, Slowinski), Analytic Hierarchy Process (Ishizaka), Risk, Uncertainty, and Decision (Maccheroni), Rough Sets in Decision (Blaszczynski, Szelag), Spatial Risk Analysis (Ferretti), Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization (Branke)
Future activitiesMEETINGS OF THE EURO WORKING GROUP ON MULTICRITERIA DECISION AIDING
85th Meeting of the EURO Working Group “Multicriteria Decision Aiding”
Place: Padova, Italy.
Date: April 20-22, 2016.
Organizer: Chiara d'Alpaos (University of Padova).
Website: http://www.dicea.unipd.it/en/85mcda

86th Meeting of the EURO Working Group “Multicriteria Decision Aiding”
Place: Paris, France.
Date: Septemeber 21-23, 2016.
Organizer: Daniel Vanderpotten (Lamsade, Dauphine), Roman Slowinski (Polish Academy of Sciences).


Call for papers:
Journal of Air Transport Mangement Special Issue on "MCDM in air transport management:
Fuest editors: Milosz Kadzinski, Jafar Rezaei

EJOR Special Issue on "Learning Perspectives in MCDA"
Guest editors: Milosz Kadzinski, Salvatore Greco

Annals of OR Special Issue on "Multi-criteria Decision Making for Sustainable Development"
Guest editors: Kannan Govindan, Milosz Kadzinski

Our Group contributes also to the development of diviz - an integrated decision support platform based on web services: http://www.decision-deck.org/diviz/ All members of the Group are encouraged to participate in the Decision Deck (D2) Workshops.
The next D2 Workshop is sheduled for Autumn 2017 in Paris.
PublicationsSpecial Issues in 2016:

Omega, vol. 59, part A
Guest editor: Michael Doumpos, Constantin Zopounidis
Special Issue on Business Analytics
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03050483/59/part/PA

International Journal of Multicriteria Decision Making, vol. 6, n. 3.
Guest editor: Yves de Smet
Special Issue on New Developments in PROMETHEE Methods
http://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticletoc.php?jcode=ijmcdm&year=2016&vol=6&issue=3

Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, vol. 23, no 5-6
Guest editor: Johannes Siebert
Special Issue on MCDA Practice
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/mcda.v23.5-6/issuetoc

EURO Journal on Decision Processes, vol. 3, no 1-2, 2015, Special Issue on Preference Elicitation and Learning (pp 1-106)
Guest editors: Vincent Mousseau and Marc Pirlot
http://link.springer.com/journal/40070/3/1/page/1
Last modification2016-12-21


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