INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS, vol.7, no.4, pp.615-635, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Private primary school selection, ANP, DEMATEL, FCM, MULTICRITERIA DECISION-MAKING, PARENTAL CHOICE, SELECTION, MODEL, EDUCATION, CONSEQUENCES, ACHIEVEMENT, VARIABLES, SUPPORT, QUALITY
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Primary school selection is actually a decision making problem that should be supported with several source of information. Parents usually handle this problem in an unstructured manner which is indeed a fuzzy mental ranking of schools with respect to the effectiveness. In this study, an analytical hybrid multiple criteria decision making (MCDM) model is proposed and explained with details for private primary school selection problem. A case study indicating primary school choices of parents in Turkey is also presented.