Publications 2021

  1. M. Akram, A. Adeel, M. Al-Kenani and J. C. R. Alcantud. Hesitant fuzzy N-soft ELECTRE-II model: A new framework for decision-makingNeural Computing and Applications 33 (2021), 7505-7520. Full-text view-only version in https://rdcu.be/caZpL
  2. M. Akram, G. Ali, J. C. R. Alcantud, and F. Fatimah. Parameter reductions in N-soft sets and their applications in decision-making. Expert Systems 38 (2021), e12601.
  3. M. Akram, G. Ali, and J. C. R. Alcantud. Parameter reduction analysis under interval-valued m-polar fuzzy soft informationArtificial Intelligence Review 54 (2021), 5541–5582. This is an Open Access article.
  4. M. Akram, G. Ali, M. A. Butt and J. C. R. Alcantud. Novel MCGDM analysis under m-polar fuzzy soft expert sets. Neural Computing and Applications 33 (2021), 12051–12071.
  5. M. Akram, A. Habib and J. C. R. Alcantud. An optimization study based on Dijkstra algorithm for a network with picture trapezoidal fuzzy numbers. Neural Computing and Applications 33 (2021), 1329–1342.
  6. M. Akram, A. Khan, J. C. R. Alcantud and G. Santos-García. A hybrid decision making framework under complex spherical fuzzy prioritized weighted aggregation operators 38 (2021), e12712. Forthcoming in Expert Systems. This is an Open Access article.
  7. M. Akram, A. Luqman, and J. C. R. Alcantud. Risk evaluation in failure modes and effects analysis: Hybrid TOPSIS and ELECTRE I solutions with Pythagorean fuzzy informationNeural Computing and Applications 33(11) (2021), 5675-5703.
  8. M. Akram, M. Shabir, A. N.  Al-Kenani and J. C. R. Alcantud. Hybrid decision making frameworks under complex spherical fuzzy N-soft setsJournal of Mathematics vol. 2021, Article ID 5563215.
  9. M. Akram, F. Wasim, J. C. R. Alcantud and A. N. Al-Kenani. Multi-criteria optimization technique with complex Pythagorean fuzzy N-soft information. International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems 14 (2021), 167. This is an Open Access article.
    Impact factor: 1.736 (Clarivate Analytics JCR, 2020).
  10. J. C. R. Alcantud. An operational characterization of soft topologies by crisp topologiesMathematics 9(14) (2021), 1656.
  11. J. C. R. Alcantud. Softarisons: theory and practiceNeural Computing and Applications 33 (2021), 16759–16771. This is an Open Access article.
  12. J. C. R. Alcantud, T. Al-shami and A. Azzam. Caliber and chain conditions in soft topologiesMathematics 9 (2021), 2349.
  13. M. Atef, J. C. R. Alcantud, H. AlSaman and A. Gumaei. On some types of covering based (I,T)-fuzzy rough sets and their applicationsJournal of Mathematics (2021), Article ID 5240501. This is an Open Access article.
  14. F. Fatimah and J. C. R. Alcantud. The multi-fuzzy N-soft set and its applications to decision-making. Neural Computing and Applications 33 (2021), 11437–11446.
  15. M.D. García-Sanz and J. C. R. Alcantud. An advised indirect-utility ranking of opportunity setsSymmetry 13(8) (2021), 1404.
  16. J. L. García-Lapresta, P. Moreno-Albadalejo, D. Pérez-Román and V. Temprano-García. A multi-criteria procedure in new product development using different qualitative scales. Applied Soft Computing 106 (2021), 107279.
  17. R. González del Pozo and J. L. García-Lapresta. Managing the smiley face scale used by Booking.com in an ordinal way. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research 16 (2021), 128-139.
  18. M. J. Khan, J. C. R. Alcantud, P. Kumam, W. Kumam, and A. N. Al-Kenani. An axiomatically supported divergence measures for q-rung orthopair fuzzy setsInternational Journal of Intelligent Systems 36 (2021), 6133-6155.
  19.  X. Liu, F. Feng, Q. Wang, R. R. Yager, H. Fujita, and J. C. R. Alcantud. Mining temporal association rules with temporal soft setsJournal of Mathematics (2021),  Article ID 7303720.
  20. B. Llamazares. On the relationships between some games associated with SUOWA and Semi-SUOWA operators. Fuzzy Sets and Systems 409 (2021), 15-31.
  21. A. Luqman, M. Akram, and J. C. R. Alcantud. Digraph and matrix approach for risk evaluations under Pythagorean fuzzy informationExpert Systems with Applications 170 (2021), 114518.
  22. X. Ma, M. Akram, K. Zahid, and J. C. R. Alcantud. Group decision making framework using complex Pythagorean fuzzy informationNeural Computing and Applications 33 (2021), 2085–2105.

  • New publication in Expert Systems with Applications

    The paper «OWA aggregation operators and multi-agent decisions with N-soft sets», by J. C. R. Alcantud, G. Santos-García, and M. Akram, has been accepted for publication in Expert Systems with Applications.


  • Mathematics Best Paper Award

    On April 8th, 2022, MDPI has announced the winners of the Mathematics 2020 Best Paper Awards. The article Soft Open Bases and a Novel Construction of Soft Topologies from Bases for Topologies, by José Carlos R. Alcantud, has been one of the six winning papers. These articles were nominated by the journal’s Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Francisco Chiclana.


  • New publication in Expert Systems with Applications

    The paper «An integrated ELECTRE-I approach for risk evaluation with hesitant Pythagorean fuzzy information«, by M. Akram, A. Luqman, and J. C. R. Alcantud, has been accepted for publication in Expert Systems with Applications. The impact factor of this journal is 8.665 (JCR 2022).


  • New publication in Neural Computing and Applications

    The paper “Intuitionistic fuzzy divergences: critical analysis and an application in figure skating”, by M. J. Khan, P. Kumam and J. C. R. Alcantud, has been accepted for publication in Neural Computing and Applications. The impact factor of this journal is 5.606 (JCR 2020).

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  • New publication in Journal of Computational and Cognitive Engineering

    The paper «Convex soft geometries», by J. C. R. Alcantud, has been accepted for publication in Journal of Computational and Cognitive Engineering.