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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 634326, 17 pages
Extension of Axiomatic Design Method for Fuzzy Linguistic Multiple Criteria Group Decision Making with Incomplete Weight Information
School of Business Administration, China University of Petroleum, Beijing 102249, China
Received 20 September 2012; Accepted 9 November 2012
Academic Editor: J. J. Judice
Copyright © 2012 Ming Li. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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