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A scientometrics review on aggregation operator research

Dejian Yu ()
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Dejian Yu: Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics

Scientometrics, 2015, vol. 105, issue 1, 115-133

Abstract: Abstract As one of the most important tool for information fusion, aggregation operator has successful application in decision making, combination forecasting, military operations research and so on. Therefore, the focus of this paper is to present in a scientometrics review on the development of aggregation operator. The records adopted in this paper were downloaded from Web of Science. The useful information visualization software called CiteSpace II was utilized to analysis and visualizes the development of the discipline of aggregation operator. According to the results of this study, the main research clusters of this area and their corresponding key elements can be revealed. The close relationship between the different clusters, main journals, and important authors can be found out and shown in a visualization and quantitative way. The research of this paper will become a significant reference source for theoretical researchers and practitioners working in the area of information fusion, decision making and operations research.

Keywords: Aggregation operator; CiteSpace; Review; Visualization analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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