Document Type : Original Article


1 Associate Professor, Shahrood University.

2 M.S Student, Shahrood University.


Organizational senior managers decide about Facility location under uncertainty   and lack of enough Information, while the decision is time consuming, scientific and strategic. To select the optimal facility location, scholars have proposed a variety of techniques. Introduction and application of D numbers theory –an innovative method - as an extension of Dempster-shafer theory in facility loction can overcome shortcomings in Dempster-Shafer theory and compensate the incomplete information of experts in prognostication. In this study, in addition to evaluating the facility-location decision of Mineral Water Factory (in Semnan province), the validity of the method has been verified in comparison with FAHP by the expert assembly.


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