A weighted multi-criteria distribution model for student enrollment into academic programmes

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Abstract

A weighted multi-criteria model is built to maximize the distribution of students into academic programs of a department. The optimal distribution of students to these programs is determined by taking into account the constraints inherent in each academic program while complying with the limits of space capacity, the constraints of financial allocation, the number of instructors and affirmative action quotas. Each constraint has a weight attached to it that must be met. This model is applied to the School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, which consists of three academic programs. The successful application demonstrates the ability of the model to provide optimal distribution in compliance with the student intake requirement and constraints of each academic program in the department.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)539-546
Number of pages8
JournalPakistan Journal of Statistics
Volume31
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2015

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Keywords

  • Affirmative action
  • Allocation
  • Constraints
  • Goal programming
  • Weights

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability

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A weighted multi-criteria distribution model for student enrollment into academic programmes. / Hassan, Nasruddin.

In: Pakistan Journal of Statistics, Vol. 31, No. 5, 01.09.2015, p. 539-546.

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