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What does OWA stand for?

OWA stands for Ordered Weighted Averaging

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Xu [6] proposed an approach to solve the multiple attribute group decision making problems with the uncertain linguistic information, based on the uncertain linguistic ordered weighted averaging (ULOWA) operator and the uncertain linguistic hybrid aggregation (ULHA) operator.
The use of probabilities and the ordered weighted averaging (OWA) operator (Yager 1988) in the same aggregation process is a very useful method for considering the probabilistic information and the attitudinal character of the decision maker in the same formulation.