## Software Implementation of the Optimal Temporal Intuitionistic Fuzzy Algorithm for Franchisee Selection

### Velichka Traneva, Deyan Mavrov, Stoyan Tranev

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2022F149

Citation: Proceedings of the 17th Conference on Computer Science and Intelligence Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki, D. Ślęzak (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 30, pages 387–390 (2022)

Abstract. The selection of the most suitable franchisee applicant in an uncertain environment in a particular moment of time is a key decision for a franchisor and the success of a franchising business.In this work, for the first time, we describe a problem for choosing the optimal candidate for the franchise chain and algorithm for a solution in terms of temporal intuitionistic fuzzy pairs and index matrices as a means for data analysis in uncertain conditions over time. We also use our software utility to demonstrate the proposed algorithm and to apply the decision support approach to a franchisee selection for the largest fast food restaurant chain in Bulgaria.

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