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  • Decision mapping : understanding decision making processes 

    Francois, J-C. Bouchart A.; Blackwood, David J.; Jowitt, Paul W. (Taylor & Francis, 2002)
    The task of arriving at an engineering decision typically involves extensive and complex analyses, the evaluation of alternatives, and the resolution of conflicts between stakeholders. Research into institutional frameworks, ...
  • Increasing discrimination in multi-criteria analysis 

    Barannik, Valeriy; Blackwood, David J.; Falconer, Ruth E. (Glasgow Caledonian University, 2007-08)
    Multi criteria methods for supporting decision-making procedures are widely used in sustainability assessment. One of the most important steps in decision-making procedures is the evaluation of policy options or alternatives ...
  • Knowledge mapping for enhancing sustainability in large public sector funded urban redevelopment 

    Gilmour, Daniel J. (Abertay UniversityScience Engineering and Technoloy, 2014-03)
    The thesis describes a programme of research work to develop and apply knowledge mapping and knowledge management techniques to effectively assess and enhance sustainability within urban redevelopment projects. The research ...
  • Selection of MCA methods to support decision making for renewable energy developments 

    Kurka, Thomas; Blackwood, David J. (Elsevier, 2013-11)
    This paper presents a transferable and adaptable approach for selecting a suitable Multi-Criteria Analysis (MCA) method covering the stages of the ‘MCA cycle’ for decision making in the renewable energy sector. Selecting ...
  • Sustainable urban development in practice: the SAVE concept 

    Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Isaacs, John P.; Kurka, Thomas; Falconer, Ruth E. (Pion, 2014)
    The need for sustainable development of the urban environment presents the research community with a number of challenges and opportunities. A considerable volume of research has been undertaken into the constituent parts ...
  • SWARD: decision support processes for the UK water industry 

    Butler, D.; Jowitt, P.; Ashley, R.; Blackwood, David J.; Davies, J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, C.; McIlkenny, G.; Foxon, T.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Smith, H.; Cavill, S.; Leach, M.; Pearson, P.; Gouda, H.; Samson, W.; Souter, N.; Hendry, S.; Moir, James; Bouchart, F. (Emerald, 2003)
    In industrialised countries water service providers (WSPs) must provide an appropriate level of service with an acceptable performance at an acceptable cost to customers. In the UK a move towards sustainable development ...