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VIKOR technique: a systematic review of the state of the art literature on methodologies and applications

Mardani, Abbas and Zavadskas, Edmundas Kazimieras and Govindan, Kannan and Senin, Aslan Amat and Jusoh, Ahmad (2016) VIKOR technique: a systematic review of the state of the art literature on methodologies and applications. Sustainability (Switzerland), 8 (1). pp. 1-38. ISSN 2071-1050


Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su8010037


The main objective of this paper is to present a systematic review of the VlseKriterijuska Optimizacija I Komoromisno Resenje (VIKOR) method in several application areas such as sustainability and renewable energy. This study reviewed a total of 176 papers, published in 2004 to 2015, from 83 high-ranking journals; most of which were related to Operational Research, Management Sciences, decision making, sustainability and renewable energy and were extracted from the "Web of Science and Scopus" databases. Papers were classified into 15 main application areas. Furthermore, papers were categorized based on the nationalities of authors, dates of publications, techniques and methods, type of studies, the names of the journals and studies purposes. Theresults of this study indicated that more papers on VIKOR technique were published in 2013 than in any other year. In addition, 13 papers were published about sustainability and renewable energy fields. Furthermore, VIKOR and fuzzy VIKOR methods, had the first rank in use. Additionally, the Journal of Expert Systems with Applications was the most significant journal in this study, with 27 publications on the topic. Finally, Taiwan had the first rank from 22 nationalities which used VIKOR technique

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:decision making, energy, multiple criteria decision making (MCDM), renewable, sustainability, VIKOR
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
ID Code:70900
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:29 Aug 2018 08:29
Last Modified:29 Aug 2018 08:29

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