COVID-19 Update: We are currently shipping orders daily. However, due to transit disruptions in some geographies, deliveries may be delayed. To provide all customers with timely access to content, we are offering 50% off Science and Technology Print & eBook bundle options. Terms & conditions.
Scientific Data Ranking Methods - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444530202, 9780080931937

Scientific Data Ranking Methods, Volume 27

1st Edition

Theory and Applications

Series Volume Editors: Manuela Pavan Roberto Todeschini
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444530202
eBook ISBN: 9780080931937
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 28th November 2008
Page Count: 224
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out Price includes VAT/GST
Price includes VAT/GST

Institutional Subscription

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.

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


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


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


No. of pages:
© Elsevier Science 2008
28th November 2008
Elsevier Science
Hardcover ISBN:
eBook ISBN:

Ratings and Reviews

About the Series Volume Editors

Manuela Pavan

Affiliations and Expertise

European Commission - Joint Research Centre, Ispra (Varese), Italy

Roberto Todeschini

Affiliations and Expertise

Milano Chemometrics and QSAR Research Group, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy