Creative Decisions Foundation

Abbreviation: CDF
Area: International
Web site:

Description: The Creative Decisions Foundation was established in 1996 by Thomas L. Saaty and his wife Rozann Whitaker Saaty to promote the cause of rational decision making and spread awareness of the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) theory of decision making created by Dr. Saaty.

The Foundation sponsors the biennial ISAHP (International Symposium on the Analytic Hierarchy Process) conferences that began in 1988 and take place around the world. They are attended by scholars, educators, students and researchers. There have been attendees from 30 to 40 countries at the last 5 conferences. The

The Foundation also sponsors the development of the AHP and ANP SuperDecisions software, making it available free or at minimal cost to members of the AHP community. The online academic journal IJAHP is supported by the Foundation.

The Foundation also organizes Seminars, Webinars, and Workshops on AHP/ANP.

The Foundation supports this website for the AHP community. It serves as the repository of AHP articles, educational support materials, regional AHP groups, and announcements of interest.