Luis Martinez

Luis Martinez
Universidad de Jaén | UJAEN · Department of Computer Sciences

PhD

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Introduction
Luis Martinez is Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Jaén. He co-edited 11special issues and has been main researcher in 16 R&D projects, also has published more than 130 papers in SCI journals and more than 200 other contributions . He received twice the IEEE TFS Outstanding Paper Award 2008 and 2012. He is visiting Professor in University of Technology Sydney, University of Portsmouth, in the Wuhan University of Technology , Guest Professor in the Southwest Jiaotong University and Honourable professor in Xihua University both in Chengdu (China). Eventually, he has been appointed as Highly Cited Researcher 2017 and 2018 in Computer Science. His main current project is 'Intelligent Consensus Reaching Processes for Group Decision Making under Uncertainty.'
Additional affiliations
March 2015 - April 2015
Universidad Autónoma de Occidente
Position
  • Professor
January 2015 - February 2015
University of Technology Sydney
Position
  • Professor
July 2013 - August 2013
Xihua University
Position
  • Honourable Professor
Education
September 1994 - October 1998
University of Granada
Field of study
  • Computer Science
September 1991 - July 1993
University of Granada
Field of study
  • Computer Science
September 1988 - July 1991
University of Granada
Field of study
  • Computer Science

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Publications (472)
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Ordering fuzzy quantities is a key and challenging problem in fuzzy sets theory that has attracted the interest of many researchers. Despite the multiple indices introduced for this purpose and due to the fact that fuzzy quantities do not have a natural order, there is still a chance to provide a new approach for ranking this type of quantities fro...
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Linguistic computational techniques based on hesitant fuzzy linguistic term set (HFLTS) have been swiftly advanced on various fronts during the past five years. However, one of the key issues in the existing theoretical developments is that modeling possibility distribution-based semantics involves a relatively strict constraint that linguistic ter...
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Decision makers involved in complex decision making problems usually provide information about their preferences by eliciting their knowledge with different assessments. Usually, the complexity of these decision problems implies uncertainty that in many occasions has been successfully modelled by means of linguistic information, mainly based on fuz...
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Recommender systems are currently successful solutions for facilitating access for online users to the information that fits their preferences and needs in overloaded search spaces. In the last years several methodologies have been developed to improve their performance. This paper is focused on developing a review on the use of fuzzy tools in reco...
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A hesitant fuzzy linguistic term set (HFLTS) is defined as a subset of ordered consecutive linguistic terms, and has been successfully applied to deal with experts hesitation in decision making problems when experts have to provide their assessments. This concept has been recently extended to manage ordered consecutive and non-consecutive linguisti...
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The aim of this study is to examine the cost management strategies of low-carbon renewable energy projects. This manuscript has important contributions by evaluating different cost-management to increase renewable energy investment projects. Owing to the analysis results of this study, the ways to minimize carbon emission problem can be presented....
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Spatially synergizing the Urban Rail Transit (URT) network integrated with its feeder transit system and the urban form plays an important role in improving the effectiveness of URT in mitigating traffic congestion, reducing air pollution, optimizing urban spatial structure, etc. This paper mainly focuses on assessing the spatial synergy between th...
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The generation of collective preference assessments occupies a critical position in deriving accurate and reliable alternative rankings in the context of large-scale group decision making (LSGDM). In general, the collective opinion generation framework entails the following three phases, which are clustering analysis, weighting clusters, and prefer...
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The society in the digital transformation era demands new decision schemes such as e-democracy or based on social media. Such novel decision schemes require the participation of many experts/decision makers/stakeholders in the decision processes. As a result, large-scale group decision making (LSGDM) has attracted the attention of many researchers...
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The need of increasing trustworthiness and transparency in artificial intelligence (AI)-based systems that adhere ethical principles of respect for human autonomy, prevention of harm, fairness, and explainability; has boosting the development of systems that incorporate such issues as a key component. Recommender systems (RSs) are included in such...
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As a significant component of supply chain management, multi-channel pricing decision has received extensive attention in recent years. Many studies have focused on single-channel pricing decision, while limited research has been done on multi-channel pricing decision with a revenue-sharing contract. This paper establishes a multi-channel optimal p...
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Multi-criteria group decision making (MCGDM) is a common activity in human-beings’ daily life. In real-world problems is common that decision makers prefer to use linguistic values instead of numerical values to express their opinions/preferences on the alternatives. Solving MCGDM problems under linguistic environment suffers difficulties such as l...
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Real-world decision-making problems are usually defined under uncertain contexts due to their complexity. In such situations, the psychological behavior of decision makers is often ignored, and it is assumed that they can provide accurate knowledge despite of being in a context defined as ‘uncertain’. Such assumptions are not realistic and may bias...
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The need of Non-profit Organizations (NPOs) of generating trust and credibility, to their stakeholders by an efficient management of their resources, lead them to openly show that they develop adequate good governance practices. But this is not a simple task and few research has been done on measuring methods of good governance in this field; witho...
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Multi-class and multi-attribute are two important features of classification problems and have different effects on the requirements and performance of the classifier. Decomposition strategy and overlap function are two effective ways to enhance the performance of classifiers, because the former decomposes a complex multi-class problem into multipl...
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Since the first report on the Circular Economy (CE) appeared in 2013, there has been an explosion of interest in the subject by society and the business world. Thus, a base of academic literature has been developed, seeking the establishment of principles that serve as a theoretical foundation for the concept of CE. Governments demand to know how o...
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Industrial cost is a comprehensive indicator to reflect industrial behaviors, whereas industrial data with annotation are rare because the annotation process is very expensive. Data increment transformation is a feasible solution to enrich annotated industrial data, but it bring a new challenge in system modeling because the size of transformationa...
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Most of the multi-criteria group decision making (MCGDM) problems dealing with qualitative criteria require consideration of the large background of expert information. It is common that experts have different degrees of knowledge for giving their alternative assessments according to criteria. So, it seems logical that they use different evaluation...
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The two-dimension 2-tuple linguistic (TD2L) label, based on the traditional 2-tuple linguistic representation model, adds another 2-tuple linguistic term to express the reliability degree of the assessments. However, the reliability degree is a subjective evaluation on reliability of the given assessments and variables due to the limitations in cog...
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Nowadays, multi-criteria decision making (MCDM) problems are usually defined under changing contexts in which the emergence of uncertain information is common. Under these circumstances, linguistic information and computing with words (CW) processes have been successfully applied for modelling such uncertainty and computing the decision results. Pa...
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In the past decades, rapid urbanization has driven the prosperity of the building industry, which, however, has led to the consumption of enormous amounts of energy and resources and the continued deterioration of the environment owing to its unsustainable development. These outcomes impact seriously the ecosystems and human health. In order to pro...
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Advancement and application of rule-based expert systems have been a key research area in explainable artificial intelligence (XAI) because the rule-base is one of the most common and natural explainable frameworks for knowledge representation. The present work aims to design a novel rule-based system, called Cumulative Belief Rule-Based System (CB...
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A fuzzy extension of a Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) method implies a choice of an approach to estimating corresponding functions of fuzzy variables and a method for ordering alternatives based on ranking of fuzzy quantities. The objective of this paper is the development and comparison of Fuzzy MCDA (FMCDA) models, which represent differ...
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The scarcity of resources requires a decrease in nonrenewable energy consumption, which progressively promotes the development of renewable energy due to its immense potential and environmental friendliness. Hence, the use of renewable energy technology is critical for realizing the economic effect, the environment effect and the social benefit uni...
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Failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA), as a powerful and effective risk assessment tool in reliability and safety analysis, has been extensively applied in different fields to enhance the reliability of a system. However, the traditional FMEA method has exposed some significant defects in practical applications. Furthermore, the risk ranking of f...
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One of the most widely adopted approaches to define weights for Ordered Weighting Averaging (OWA) operators consists of using biparametric linear increasing fuzzy linguistic quantifiers. However, several shortcomings appear when using these quantifiers because depending on the values of these parameters, the aggregations could be biased or the extr...
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The purpose of this study is to analyze new service development competencies based on house of quality (HoQ) in the healthcare industry by using a hybrid interval-valued intuitionistic decision-making approach with fuzzy linguistic information modelled by hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets (HFLTSs) and linguistic 2-tuples. The novelty of the manus...
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The micro-extended belief rule-based system (Micro-EBRBS) is an advanced rule-based system and has shown its superior ability in solving big data problems. To overcome the activation rule incompleteness and inconsistency of Micro-EBRBS, a new concept, named activation factor (AF), is introduced to revise the calculation of individual matching degre...
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Consensus reaching process (CRP) is a necessary process for achieving agreed solutions in multi-criteria group decision-making (MCGDM). However, the consensus thresholds are usually given directly and lack of objectivity in existing related research. Therefore, this paper proposes the concept of the lowest consensus threshold as a reference to dete...
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Nowadays, consensus is key in Group Decision Making (GDM). Many times, decision makers who participate in a GDM problem discuss and modify their initial opinions in order to reach a consensual solution; this process is known as Consensus Reaching Process (CRP). However, such a process can lead to endless negotiations in which the cost of achieving...
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Opinion dynamics (OD) models, which simulate individuals’ opinion evolution process on social network to analyze the final state of opinion distribution in a group, usually differ from each other due to the differences in social network evolution rules and opinion evolution rules. However, most existing social network evolution rules and opinion ev...
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The use of the hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets (HFLTSs) has recently become an important trend in fuzzy decision making, and aggregating HFLTSs and their extensions has now become crucial for making decisions. Previous approaches to aggregating possibility distributions for HFLTSs were based on the paradigm of computing with words, whereas few...
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Large-scale group decision-making (LSGDM) deals with complex decision- making problems which involve a large number of decision makers (DMs). Such a complex scenario leads to uncertain contexts in which DMs elicit their knowledge using linguistic information that can be modelled using different representations. However, current processes for solvin...
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Recently, a new representation model has been proposed to improve the interpretability and accuracy of Computing with Words (CW) processes, the so-called Extended Comparative Linguistic Expressions with Symbolic Translation (ELICIT). It extends the concept of comparative linguistic expressions based on hesitant fuzzy linguistic term sets into a con...
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Sensor-based activity recognition (AR) is a core problem with the research domain of smart environments. It has, however, the potential to provide solutions to address the problems associated with the growing size and ageing profile of the global population. The work presented within this paper focuses on the extended belief rule-based system (EBRB...
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Consensus Reaching Processes (CRPs) deal with those group decision-making situations in which conflicts among experts' opinions make difficult the reaching of an agreed solution. This situation, worsens in large-scale group decision situations, in which opinions tend to be more polarized, because in problems with extreme opinions it is harder to re...
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This study develops a power-average-operator-based hybrid multi-attribute online product recommendation model that considers the consumer's risk attitude to rank categoric product options as a complement to existing recommender systems. Online production recommendation plays a key role in the development of e-commerce, and can greatly improve consu...
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Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) is a complex process. It aims to support decision makers in making their decisions more effective and consistent. MCDM provides a useful and successful alternative for handling three main types of MCDM problems, namely, choosing, ranking and sorting. The first two are the most common problems studied but the th...
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Psychological behavior could play a key role in many decision-making situations, therefore introducing it into the decision-making process might lead to better decisions being made. In those decision-making problems with uncertainty that are modelled by probabilistic linguistic information, the semantics of such information could be interpreted in...
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Group recommender systems have emerged as a solution to recommend interesting, suitable, and useful items that are consumed socially by groups of people, rather than individually. Such systems have pushed for the use of new recommendation methods within such an emerging scenario, in which the use of the collaborative filtering paradigm is the core...
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The process of bid evaluation is subject to indetermination, imprecision, and uncertainty in terms of their alternative criterion decision appraisals. To address this issue, this paper develops a novel ELECTRE III-based MCGDM approach for bid evaluation, in which generalized comparative linguistic expressions (GCLEs) are used to evaluate bidder per...
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Linguistic multiple attribute decision making (LMADM) has been widely used in different decision contexts to achieve a final solution, e.g., obtaining the ranking of alternatives. Evaluation information using linguistic scales in LMADM is usually expressed in simple discrete linguistic terms. In this paper, we consider that each simple linguistic t...
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We are currently witnessing the development of a set of organizations that have been entrusted with meeting the very diverse needs of citizens. As a result, they receive funds, in order to ensure they are managed appropriately. The transparency of the information revealed by Non-profit Organizations (NPOs) has become of increasing interest to publi...
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Unlike other linguistic modellings, probabilistic linguistic terms can clearly describe the importance of different linguistic terms. With respect to group decision-making (GDM) problems, it is convenient for experts to express their evaluation opinions with probabilistic linguistic preference relations (PLPRs), which can transform experts’ quantit...
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Interval reciprocal preference relations (IRPRs) have been extensively applied to real-life decision-making problems. This paper aims at introducing two new decision-making methods with IRPRs.To overcome drawbacks of several extant order relations of intervals, a new admissible order relation of intervals is proposed. An algorithm is then introduce...
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The need of quick and comfortable public transportation in our societies makes that many countries are planning to develop a high-speed railway network for improving their passenger transport capacity. Such a development implies among other problems how to select the location of high-speed railway station (HSRS) in each city along the line? Thus, t...
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The use of fuzzy numbers (FNs) for managing uncertainty in multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) demands a thorough exploring multi-criteria decision problem under fuzzy environment. Fuzzy MCDA (FMCDA) model implies comparison, choice or ranking alternatives based on assessing corresponding functions with subsequent ranking of FNs. Despite the wi...
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Despite the substantial efforts of governments in promoting sustainable development, there exists a considerable debate regarding the environmental policy making approach under information ambiguity and competition. This study investigates market competition between a green and a non-green supply chain (SC) under two government regulation policies,...
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Ranking of Fuzzy Numbers (FNs) is a key stage within Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (FMCDA). However, the influence of FNs dependence on their ranking, including ranking alternatives within FMCDA, has not been studied yet. In this paper, for studying such an influence, the widely-used defuzzification based fuzzy ranking methods, Centroid In...
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Membership function estimation is one of the less explored, albeit important, areas in fuzzy sets. This paper aims to define a new family of fuzzy sets called general continuous linguistic variables (GCLV), which represents a linguistic variable rather than a set of linguistic values. We refer to it as the principle of representation of linguistic...
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Large-scale group decision-making (LSGDM) under uncertainty modelled by comparative linguistic expressions based on a hesitant fuzzy linguistic term set (HFLTS) has recently attracted the interest of many researchers and research, due to the necessity of its function in LSGDM, and the challenges it faces such as the managing of the scalability prob...
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Multi-criteria group decision making (MCGDM) deals with decision makers who evaluate alternatives over several criteria. MCGDM problems evolve in tandem with the progress of our society. Such progress has given rise to the large-scale group decision making (LS-GDM) problems in which hundreds of decision makers may participate in the decision proces...
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Nowadays, society demands group decision making (GDM) problems that require the participation of a large number of experts, so-called large scale group decision making (LS-GDM) problems. Logically, the more experts are involved in the decision making process, the more common is the emergence of disagreements in the group. For this reason, consensus...
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Big data classification problems have drawn great attention from diverse fields, and many classifiers have been developed. Among those classifiers, the extended belief rule-based system (EBRBS) has shown its potential in both big data and multiclass situations, while the time complexity and computing efficiency are two challenging issues to be hand...
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Consensus reaching processes (CRPs) are key in the resolution of many group decision making problems, since they guarantee a solution in which most of decision makers agree. For this reason, a great number of consensus models have been proposed in the specialized literature, being it difficult to make a proper comparison among all of them and deter...
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Nowadays, decision making problems have increased their complexity and a single decision maker cannot handle these problems, with a more diverse and comprehensive view of them being necessary, which results in group decision making (GDM) schemes. The complexity of GDM problems is often due to their inherent uncertainty that is not solved just by us...
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Consensus Reaching Process (CRP) is a necessary process to achieve agreed solutions in group decision making (GDM) problems. Usually, these problems are defined in uncertain contexts, in which experts do not have a full and precise knowledge about all aspects of the problem. In real-world GDM problems under uncertainty, it is usual that experts exp...
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Multi-Criteria Group Decision Making (MCGDM) deals with the process of taking decisions among a number of decision makers who evaluate different alternatives on several criteria that may be conflicting. In such a type of problems conflicts may are not only related to the criteria but also with the decision makers that could result in unsatisfactory...
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The symbolic model based on the linguistic scale has been widely used to represent linguistic knowledge to deal with various linguistic decision problems. However, linguistic scales with different granularity may yield inconsistent decision outcomes in the linguistic decision making. Thus, this paper systematically studies the linguistic scale cons...
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Weight information of the attributes plays a pivotal role in multi-attribute decision making (MADM) problems. Oftentimes, a decision maker may try to manipulate this weight information to persuade a particular rank order of the alternatives of his/her interest. In the literature, this type of manipulation is known as strategic manipulation of the w...
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Weight information of the attributes plays a pivotal role in multi-attribute decision making (MADM) problems. Oftentimes, a decision maker may try to manipulate this weight information to persuade a particular rank order of the alternatives of his/her interest. In the literature, this type of manipulation is known as strategic manipulation of the w...
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Uncertainty is so common in real decision situations that it has given rise to a new decision making approach so-called linguistic decision making, in which such uncertainty is modeled by using linguistic information. Many contributions have been proposed in order to solve LDM problems by following a Computing with Words (CW) approach to obtain lin...
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Consensus reaching processes (CRPs) have been required to assure the consensus in large scale group decision making (LSGDM). Opinion reliability detection has been demanded to ensure the trustworthiness of the original information and different information modeling approaches have facilitated it in which two dimensional linguistic (TDL) information...