An Interactive Procedure for Multiobjective Analysis of Water Resources Allocation

Kindler J, Zielinski P, & Mare L de (1980). An Interactive Procedure for Multiobjective Analysis of Water Resources Allocation. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-80-085

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Abstract

This paper reports on part of IIASA's research concerning regional water management planning, focusing on the Western Skane region in Southern Sweden. The IIASA studies are concerned with four issues of particular importance to water resources management, namely, conflict resolution, criteria of choice, uncertainty, and institutional arrangements. This paper is related primarily to the first two of these issues. An interactive procedure seeking the satisfactory nondominated solution of the multiobjective water resources allocation problem is discussed. It is based on the Powell method with penalty function for the solution of scalar optimization problem and on a constraint and weighting method, or actually a reference objective method, for the solution of the multiobjective optimization problem. Application of the procedure is illustrated by an example referring to the situation in the Kavlinge River system in the Western Skane, Sweden.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: Resources and Environment Area (REN)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:48
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2016 19:24
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/1384

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