PERSONAL SUBJECTIVITY IMPACT REDUCTION IN CHOICE OF SOUR CHERRY VARIETIES FOR ORCHARD ESTABLISHMENT USING FUZZY SYSTEM

Abstract

This paper analyzes the problem of multi-criteria decision making methods (MCDM) when selecting the optimal type of sour cherry for planting. Choice of varieties in agriculture is a very complex problem and is usually characterized by the interaction of a large number of factors, including often limited resources and uncertain information (price, time). In this context, mathematical models can represent valuable support for farmers when deciding on the choice of crops and plants for planting. An integrated MCDM method is presented, along with expert knowledge and Fuzzy Interference System (FIS) for sour cherry varieties choosing. The proposed approach assists decision makers in complex calculations and diminishes the impact of personal subjectivity and perception in order to defne the overall evaluation. Data is incorporated in proposed fuzzy system and validated by a numerical example.

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2018-06-27
How to Cite
PAUNOVIĆ, Marija; MILUTINOVIĆ, Olivera; PUZIĆ, Goran. PERSONAL SUBJECTIVITY IMPACT REDUCTION IN CHOICE OF SOUR CHERRY VARIETIES FOR ORCHARD ESTABLISHMENT USING FUZZY SYSTEM. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 65, n. 2, p. 545-554, june 2018. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <http://ea.bg.ac.rs/index.php/EA/article/view/478>. Date accessed: 18 nov. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.5937/ekoPolj1802545P.
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