Maximum aggregation of values or utilities

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Description

Function to perform a maximum aggregation of values or utilities.

Usage

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Arguments

u

numeric vector of values or utilities to be aggregated.

par

unused argument used for compatibility with other aggregation techniques that require parameters.

Value

maximum of the components of u.

Author(s)

Peter Reichert <peter.reichert@eawag.ch>

References

Short description of the package:

Reichert, P., Schuwirth, N. and Langhans, S., Constructing, evaluating and visualizing value and utility functions for decision support, Environmental Modelling & Software 46, 283-291, 2013.

Description of aggregation techniques:

Langhans, S.D., Reichert, P. and Schuwirth, N., The method matters: A guide for indicator aggregation in ecological assessments. Ecological Indicators 45, 494-507, 2014.

Textbooks on the use of utility and value functions in decision analysis:

Keeney, R. L. and Raiffa, H. Decisions with Multiple Objectives - Preferences and Value Tradeoffs. John Wiley & Sons, 1976.

Eisenfuehr, F., Weber, M. and Langer, T., Rational Decision Making, Springer, Berlin, 2010.

See Also

Constructor of aggregation node:

utility.aggregation.create

Alternative aggregation techniques:

utility.aggregate.add,
utility.aggregate.min,
utility.aggregate.cobbdouglas,
utility.aggregate.geo,
utility.aggregate.geooff,
utility.aggregate.revgeo,
utility.aggregate.revgeooff,
utility.aggregate.harmo,
utility.aggregate.harmooff,
utility.aggregate.revharmo,
utility.aggregate.revharmooff,
utility.aggregate.mult,
utility.aggregate.mix,
utility.aggregate.addmin.

Examples

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