Here you find examples of decision problems, structured as a hierarchy.
With a click on the link the corresponding hierarchy will be shown in the AHP online tool Example from my AHP video on Youtube Link: Buy MP3 Player 1 hierarchy levels, 6 end nodes, 1 priority vectors Reference: Decision making with the analytic hierarchy process, Thomas L.
We need to have some basic comprehending of this most precious process that environment endowed us with, to make it likely for us to make alternatives that help us survive.
Decision making involves many criteria and subcriteria used to rank the alternatives of a decision.
Furthermore, this method is to evaluate the quality of a technology based on a comprehensive set of criteria.
This evaluation needs to reflect the perspectives about the quality of the technology of the various actors that shape technological development and clinical application.Decision making, for which we gather most of our information, has become a mathematical research today (Figuera et al., 2005).It formalises the thinking we use so that, what we have to do to make better decisions is transparent in all its aspects.Not only does one need to create priorities for the alternatives with respect to the criteria or subcriteria in terms of which they need to be evaluated, but also for the criteria in terms of a higher goal, or if they depend on the alternatives, then in terms of the alternatives themselves.The criteria may be intangible, and have no measurements to serve as a guide to rank the alternatives, and creating priorities for the criteria themselves in order to weigh the priorities of the alternatives and add over all the criteria to obtain the desired overall ranks of the alternatives is a challenging task. In the limited space we have, we can only cover some of the essentials of multicriteria decision making, leaving it to the reader to learn more about it from the literature cited at the end of this paper.The estimation of intangible components in conclusions has for a long time, defied human understanding.Number and estimation are the centre of numbers and numbers is absolutely vital to science. 1, 2008, p 83-98 Link: New Project Development in Automotive Industry 1 hierarchy levels, 7 end nodes, 1 priority vectors Reference: New product development projects prioritization with Analytic Hierarchy Process in an automotive company, Valério Antonio Pamplona Salomon et al.ANALYTIC HIERARCHY PROCESSAnalytic Hierarchy Process Analytic Hierarchy Process Introduction We are all basically conclusion makers.Knowing more does not assurance that we realise better as showed by some author's writing “Expert after professional missed the revolutionary implication of what Darwin had collected. To make a decision we need to know the problem, the need and purpose of the decision, the criteria of the decision, their subcriteria, stakeholders and groups affected and the alternative actions to take.We then try to determine the best alternate, or in the case of asset share, we need main concerns for the alternatives to assign their appropriate share of the resources.