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International Scholarly Research Notices
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 434168, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/434168
Research Article

Sustainable Supplier Performance Evaluation and Selection with Neofuzzy TOPSIS Method

Industrial Engineering Department, Tarbiat Modares University, Jalal Ale Ahmad Highway, P.O. Box 14115-111, Tehran, Iran

Received 9 April 2014; Revised 17 June 2014; Accepted 3 July 2014; Published 29 October 2014

Academic Editor: Fernando Tadeo

Copyright © 2014 S. K. Chaharsooghi and Mehdi Ashrafi. 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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