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The M-MACBETH software provides tools to facilitate:
  • Complete model structuring
  • Management of complex problems involving qualitative value scores and weights
  • Interactive sensitivity and robustness analyses
MACBETH (Measuring Attractiveness by a Categorical Based Evaluation Technique) is an interactive approach that requires only qualitative judgements about differences to help a decision maker or a decision-advising group quantify the relative attractiveness of options. It employs an initial, interactive, questioning procedure that compares two elements at a time, requesting only a qualitative preference judgement.

As judgements are entered into the software, it automatically verifies their consistency. A numerical scale is generated that is entirely consistent with all the decision maker 's judgements. Through a similar process weights are generated for criteria.

the designers of MACBETH are:

Carlos Bana e Costa Jean Marie De Corte Jean-Claude Vansnick
Technical University of Lisbon and London School of Economics University of Mons-Hainaut
University of Mons-Hainaut

  • Strategic plan development
  • Resource allocation
  • Alternative site location comparison for major infrastructures
  • Participative evaluation of social, economic and environmental impacts for major infrastructures
  • Horizontal and vertical conflict resolution in the implementation of public policies.
  • Cost, Benefit and risk analysis of projects and programs
  • Performance evaluation for employees
  • Performance evaluation for suppliers
  • Public call for tendersí evaluation
  • Development of risk models and scenario analysis