November 23rd, 2015

The PROMETHEE Bibliographical Database now includes 1236 references by 2138 authors from 75 countries.

You are welcome to download the new version from the web site:


Don’t forget to consult the other sections of the web site:


for additional information channels.

The PROMETHEE Days 2016 web site is also available. Paper submission is open! Check the call for papers:



PROMETHEE Days 2016 Call for Papers

October 26th, 2015

The PROMETHEE Days 2016 workshop will take place in Montréal next year from May 2 to 4, 2016, together with the Optimization Days 2016 International Conference. It is organized by my long-time friend Jean-Philippe Waaub (UQAM, CA) and it is a great opportunity for you to share your PROMETHEE experience with PROMETHEE Community’s fellows in one of the nicest places in North America.

Papers related to theoretical developments, comparative analyses or practical applications of the PROMETHEE multicriteria decision aid methods are welcome.

The best paper presented during the workshop will be granted the « Jean-Pierre Brans PROMETHEE Award » and all participants will have the opportunity to submit full versions of their papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Multicriteria Decision Making.

The Call for Papers and complete information related to the workshop are now available online from the PROMETHEE Days web site:


or directly from the Optimization Days 2016 web site:


I am looking forward to meet you in Montréal next May.

In the meantime don’t forget to visit the PROMETHEE-GAIA web site:


and to follow @prometheedays on Twitter to receive news and announcements:


Best regards,

Time for an update…

October 22nd, 2015

Today I have updated the PROMETHEE Bibliographical Database. It now includes 1206 papers written by 2087 authors coming from 75 countries. That’s a lot… and it is increasing every week!
Check the database and the statistical note at http://biblio.promethee-gaia.net
Other PROMETHEE-related things are moving faster these days.
The PROMETHEE Days 2016 workshop will be held in May 2016 in Montréal, Canada, together with the Optimization Days 2016 International Conference. A great opportunity to meet colleagues working with PROMETHEE in America. The call for papers will soon be available. Check http://www.prometheedays.com and @prometheedays on Twitter to get up to date information.
The 1st PROMETHEE Academy will also be announced soon… Stay tuned!
Thanks to all of you for the fantastic work you produce using PROMETHEE!


September 21st, 2015

We are all living today in a world that is more and more driven by numbers, figures, percentages, …
So… here are a few interesting ones:

  • 1176 PROMETHEE-related papers published,
  • 2031 human beings belonging to the PROMETHEE Community as authors or co-authors of these papers,
  • 75 countries where they live, all around the world from (alphabetically) Albania to Venezuela,
  • 1000000 (and much more) thanks to all of you for using, liking or even disliking PROMETHEE!

A new version of the PROMETHEE Bibliographical Database is available for download today. The Statistical Note has been updated as well.
You are welcome to download the latest version from www.promethee-gaia.net , to connect for more information (LinkedIn Group, Twitter, PROMETHEE blog, …), and of course to continue your great work with PROMETHEE.
Should you have any question, should you encounter problems, should you be challenged by some, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I am always ready to answer, to give advice, to help.


Back to school… and a BIG update!

August 31st, 2015

Thanks mostly to Springer-Link, the PROMETHEE Bibliographical Database now includes 1161 references. Be sure to download the new version and the updated stats note.


Useful notes

August 15th, 2015

Two notes are available in the Resources section of the web site:


  1. A short note explaining some properties of the PROMETHEE net flow.
  2. A note on handling missing evaluations in MCDA methods, including the description of the way this is done in Visual PROMETHEE.

Please feel free to download the notes. They are also available from my ResearchGate pages.

Comments and suggestions are of course welcome.


1059 papers written by 1856 authors from 73 countries

August 15th, 2015

That is the PROMETHEE Community today!

Please don’t forget to check the updated database and statistical note on the web site at:



Some stats for the summer…

July 5th, 2015

I have spent some time during the week-end searching a new database and I have found 49 new references to add to the PROMETHEE Bibliographical Database.
It now contains 1049 papers authored by 1837 persons from 72 countries around the world. More than half of these papers are recent ones that have been published between 2010 and 2015.
If you want more details about the topics covered or about the regional distribution of PROMETHEE papers and authors, you are welcome to download the statistical note available from the website. And… don’t forget to update your copy of the Database with the newest version:


Going to Glasgow?

June 29th, 2015

A preview of Visual PROMETHEE 2 is scheduled in session WA-24 of the EURO 2015 Conference on Wednesday 15 next month in Glasgow. Check http://www.euro2015.org

If you attend the conference or happen to be in Glasgow for good haggis, you are welcome to discuss the development of Visual PROMETHEE with me.


1000 now!

June 27th, 2015

The PROMETHEE Bibliographic Database now contains 1000 publications from 1770 authors in 71 countries.

The updated file and statistical note are available for download at http://biblio.promethee-gaia.net

Thanks a lot to all the members of the PROMETHEE Community for this wonderful scientific activity.