Advances in Decision Sciences / 2015 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

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

Table 6

11-point linguistic scale for expressing individual importance of attributes.

Linguistic termsFuzzy numbersCorresponding crisp values identified via fuzzy scoring approach

Exceptionally low (EL)(0, 0, 0.1)0.045
Extremely low (ExL)(0, 0.1, 0.2)0.135
Very low (VL)(0, 0.1, 0.3, 0.5)0.255
Low (L)(0.1, 0.3, 0.5)0.335
Below average (BA)(0.3, 0.4, 0.5)0.410
Average (A)(0.3, 0.5, 0.7)0.5
Above average (AA)(0.5, 0.6, 0.7)0.590
High (H)(0.5, 0.7, 0.9)0.665
Very high (VH)(0.5, 0.7, 0.9, 1)0.745
Extremely high (ExH)(0.8, 0.9, 1)0.865
Exceptionally high (EH)(0.9, 1, 1)0.955