Description

This volume presents the basic mathematics of ranking methods through a didactic approach and the integration of relevant applications. Ranking methods can be applied in several different fields, including decision support, toxicology, environmental problems, proteomics and genomics, analytical chemistry, food chemistry, and QSAR.

Key Features

. Covers a wide range of applications, from the environment and toxicology to DNA sequencing . Incorporates contributions from renowned experts in the field . Meets the increasing demand for literature concerned with ranking methods and their applications

Readership

Researchers in several scientific fields, such as Research Centres and Universities, Governmental Organizations, Pharmaceutical Companies, Health Control Organizations, Environmental Control Organizations

Table of Contents

Preface by Manuela Pavan and Roberto Todeschini Chapter 1 Introduction to Ranking Methods by L.A. Sarabia, M.S. Sánchez and M.C. Ortiz Chapter 2 Total Order Ranking Methods by M. Pavan and R. Todeschini Chapter 3 Partial Ordering and Hasse Diagrams: Applications in Chemistry and Software by Rainer Brüggemann, Kristina Voigt and Stefan Pudenz Chapter 4 Partial Ordering and Prioritizing Polluted Sites by Lars Carlsen Chapter 5 Similarity/Diversity Measure for Sequentia Data based on Hasse Matrices : Theory and Applications by A. Mauri and D. Dallabio Chapter 6 The Interplay between Partial Ranking and Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships by Lars Carlsen Chapter 7 Semi-Subordination Sequences in Multi-Measure Priorization Problems by W.L. Myers adn G.P. Patil Chapter 8 Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) Methods: A Tool for Assessing River Ecosystem Health using Functional Macroinvertebrate Traits by Sergio Canobbio, Valeria Mezzanotte, Davide Ballabio and Manuela Pavan Chapter 9 The DART (Decision Analysis by Ranking Techniques) Software by A. Manganaro, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, A. Mauri, M. Pavan and R. Todeschini

Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Electronic ISBN:
9780080931937
Print ISBN:
9780444530202