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Table 4 Properties of Regular Increasing Monotone (RIM) quantifiers

From: A multi-criteria spatial deprivation index to support health inequality analyses

Linguistic Quantifier (Q) OWA weights ( v j ) Decision strategies
→0 At least one v 1=1; v j =0, for all other order weights Extremely optimistic
0,1 Few * Very optimistic
0,5 Some * Optimistic
1 Half v j =1/n for all j Neutral
2 Many * Pessimistic
10 Most * Very pessimistic
→∞ All v n =1; v j =0, for all other order weights Extremely pessimistic
  1. *These weights are problem-specific.