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Research Article

A Hybrid Multiattribute Decision Making Model for Evaluating Students’ Satisfaction towards Hostels

Table 1

Fuzzy AHP scale.

Linguistic termsCorresponding TFNsDescriptions

Equally important (1, 1, 2)Two factors contribute equally
Slightly important (2, 3, 4)One factor is slightly favoured over another
Strongly important (4, 5, 6)One factor is strongly favoured over another
Very strongly important (6, 7, 8)One factor is very strongly favoured over another
Extremely important (8, 9, 9)One factor is most favoured over another
The intermediate values (1, 2, 3), (3, 4, 5), (5, 6, 7), (7, 8, 9)Used to compromise between two judgments