Promethee1Ranking

Provider:RXMCDA
Version:1.0

Description

Calculates the Promethee 1 ranking from the positive and the negative flows.

  • Contact: Patrick Meyer (patrick.meyer@telecom-bretagne.eu)
  • Reference: J.-P. Brans and B. Mareschal, Promethee Methods, in J. Figueira, S. Greco, and M. Ehrgott, editors, Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis: State of the Art Surveys, 163-195, Springer Verlag, Boston, Dordrecht, London, 2005, ISBN 038723067X (p.173, Formula 5.15).

Inputs

(For outputs, see below)

alternatives

Description:

A list of alternatives. Alternatives can be activated or desactivated via the <active> tag (true or false). By default (no <active> tag), alternatives are considered as active.

negativeFlows

Description:

A list of <alternativeValue> in an <alternativesValues> containing the negative flow of each alternative. The <value> should be a numeric value.

XMCDA related:

  • Tag: alternativesValues

positiveFlows

Description:

A list of <alternativeValue> in an <alternativesValues> containing the positive flow of each alternative. The <value> should be a numeric value.

XMCDA related:

  • Tag: alternativesValues

Outputs

Promethee1

Description:

An <alternativesComparisons> containing the Promethee 1 ranking.

XMCDA related:

  • Tag: alternativesComparisons

  • Code:

    <alternativesComparisons mcdaConcept="Promethee1">
        <pairs>
            <pair>
                <initial>
                    <alternativeID>[...]</alternativeID>
                </initial>
                <terminal>
                    <alternativeID>[...]</alternativeID>
                </terminal>
            </pair>
            [...]
        </pairs>
    </alternativesComparisons>
    

messages

Description:

A list of messages generated by the algorithm.

XMCDA related:

  • Tag: methodMessages

For further technical details on the web service underlying this program, have a look at its documentation here.