Pride and Passion: Remarks on Thomas L. Saaty’s Final Papers

Eyüp Çetin, Barış Kiremitci

Abstract

Thomas L. Saaty, a world-renowned scholar and our beloved Advisory Editor, passed away on August 14, 2017 at the age of 91.  He has made many fundamental contributions to operations research, analytics, business and mathematics. Despite his heavy illness for 14 months, as passionate about science, he has also enthusiastically published his research. We review his final works published in 2017 and 2018. We are also honored to reveal and publish his final statements on neural firing and synthesis in making comparisons & life satisfaction, respectively, in his final two papers; the previous one submitted by him just before his passing and the other one submitted by his co-authors after his death to European Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics (EJPAM).

We just would like to remember and honor Saaty’s memory by publishing his final papers at EJPAM and this humble remarks dedicated to the memory of Thomas L. Saaty on the occasion of the first anniversary of his passing, August 14, 2018.

Keywords

Measurement theory; Neural networks; Analytic Hierarchy Process; AHP; Analytic Network Process; ANP

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