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Dwelling selection by applying fuzzy game theory
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2919-115X
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.
2011 (English)In: ARCHIVES OF CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, ISSN 1644-9665, Vol. 11, no 3, p. 681-697Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The paper describes model of dwelling selection, using fuzzy games theory. Two types of buildings are under consideration: traditional singe flat dwelling house and loft flat dwelling house. Four alternatives of heating system are taking into account: coal based, gas based, biomass based, and combined biomass and gas based systems. Alternatives are described by a criteria set. Values of the criteria are determined by simulation and according to the statistic. Fuzzy games are applied for decision aiding. The problem solution result shows that fuzzy matrix games theory is appropriate for such purposes.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Elsevier, 2011. Vol. 11, no 3, p. 681-697
Keywords [en]
dwelling, alternative, selection, multiple criteria, fuzzy, game theory, MCDM, heating system
National Category
Civil Engineering
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-201145DOI: 10.1016/S1644-9665(12)60109-5ISI: 000295572400013Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84856270092OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-201145DiVA, id: diva2:1072710
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QC 20170208

Available from: 2017-02-08 Created: 2017-02-08 Last updated: 2017-02-08Bibliographically approved
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1. Integrated decision making in civil engineering, based on multi-criteria assessment and buildings’ certification
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Integrated decision making in civil engineering, based on multi-criteria assessment and buildings’ certification
2017 (English)Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Significant investments are being made in the construction sector in order to raise the quality of the buildings and make them more sustainable and energy-efficient. The key aspect of these investments should be the purposeful optimization of the possible renovation and construction measures. However, this important matter usually is being pushed aside in favor of construction price and/or quality. Nevertheless, there are plenty of criteria that play a major role in building sustainable development.

The main purpose of this study is to present a tool that combines multi-criteria decision making (MCDM) methods and building certification systems in order to make weighted decisions in complicated construction tasks. For this, a decision making model was developed with a focus on sustainability, buildings’ life cycle, MCDM methods, and building certification.

The first section of this thesis, the introduction, discusses the importance of the investigated area, and the main objectives, tasks, and structure of the thesis.

A literature review is presented in Section 2 – Theory. The main works in the area of sustainability, LCA, building certification, and MCDM are collected to show their role and importance and how they interact in the construction industry.

Section 3 presents and discusses the main ideas and instructions of the proposed decision making model.

Section 4 (Methodology) introduces the main existing and proposed techniques that I have used to implement the study.

Sections 5 and 6 are the case studies, which demonstrate how the proposed methods can be used in practice.

Final conclusions and recommendations are presented in Section 7.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2017. p. 123
Series
Meddelande. Institutionen för byggvetenskap, ISSN 1651-5536 ; 217
Keywords
Construction, renovation, MCDM, certification, sustainability
National Category
Building Technologies
Research subject
Civil and Architectural Engineering
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-200946 (URN)978-91-7729-279-1 (ISBN)
Public defence
2017-03-17, B2, Brinellvägen 23, Stockholm, 13:00 (English)
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Funded by L.E. Lundberg foundation
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QC 20170209

Available from: 2017-02-09 Created: 2017-02-08 Last updated: 2017-02-09Bibliographically approved

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