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Super-efficiency in stochastic data envelopment analysis: an input relaxation approach. (English) Zbl 1430.90408

Summary: This paper addresses super-efficiency issue based on input relaxation model in stochastic data envelopment analysis. The proposed model is not limited to using the input amounts of evaluating DMU, and one can obtain a total ordering of units by using this method. The input relaxation super-efficiency model is developed in stochastic data envelopment analysis, and its deterministic equivalent, also, is derived which is a nonlinear program. Moreover, it is shown that the deterministic equivalent of the stochastic super-efficiency model can be converted to a quadratic program. As an empirical example, the proposed method is applied to the data of textile industry of China to rank efficient units. Finally, when allowable limits of data variations for evaluating DMU are permitted, the sensitivity analysis of the proposed model is discussed.

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90C08 Special problems of linear programming (transportation, multi-index, data envelopment analysis, etc.)
90C15 Stochastic programming
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