Evaluation of road safety performance indicators using OWA operators

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Evaluation of road safety performance indicators using OWA operators. / Hermans, Elke; Ruan, Da; Brijs, Tom; Wets, Geert; Vanhoof, Koen; Laes, Erik (Peer reviewer).

Computational Intelligence in Decision and Control. Vol. 1 Singapore, Singapore, 2008. p. 695-700 (Computer Engineering and Information Science; No. 1).

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Hermans, E, Ruan, D, Brijs, T, Wets, G, Vanhoof, K & Laes, E 2008, Evaluation of road safety performance indicators using OWA operators. in Computational Intelligence in Decision and Control. vol. 1, Computer Engineering and Information Science, no. 1, Singapore, Singapore, pp. 695-700, The 8th International FLINS Conference (FLINS2008), Madrid, Spain, 2008-09-21.

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Hermans, E., Ruan, D., Brijs, T., Wets, G., Vanhoof, K., & Laes, E. (2008). Evaluation of road safety performance indicators using OWA operators. In Computational Intelligence in Decision and Control (Vol. 1, pp. 695-700). (Computer Engineering and Information Science; No. 1)..

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Hermans E, Ruan D, Brijs T, Wets G, Vanhoof K, Laes E. Evaluation of road safety performance indicators using OWA operators. In Computational Intelligence in Decision and Control. Vol. 1. Singapore, Singapore. 2008. p. 695-700. (Computer Engineering and Information Science; 1).

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Hermans, Elke ; Ruan, Da ; Brijs, Tom ; Wets, Geert ; Vanhoof, Koen ; Laes, Erik. / Evaluation of road safety performance indicators using OWA operators. Computational Intelligence in Decision and Control. Vol. 1 Singapore, Singapore, 2008. pp. 695-700 (Computer Engineering and Information Science; 1).

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