The multicriteria choice problem and plan evaluation

a test of a method and a computer program by Bryan H. Massam

Publisher: University of Toronto/York University Joint Program in Transportation in [Toronto]

Written in English
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Bibliography : p.37-39.

StatementBryan H. Massam, Robert A. Wolfe.
SeriesUniversity of Toronto/York University Joint Program in Transportation research report -- no.51, Research report (Joint Program in Transportation) -- no.51
ContributionsWolfe, Robert A.
LC ClassificationsHE151 .T53 no.51, HF5548.2 M368
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. :
Number of Pages39
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Open LibraryOL18929670M

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