Advances in Multicriteria Analysis

Advances in Multicriteria Analysis

by Panos M. Pardalos
     
 

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As its title implies, Advances in Multicriteria Analysis presents the most recent developments in multicriteria analysis and in some of its principal areas of application, including marketing, research and development evaluation, financial planning, and medicine. Special attention is paid to the interaction between multicriteria analysis, decision support systems

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As its title implies, Advances in Multicriteria Analysis presents the most recent developments in multicriteria analysis and in some of its principal areas of application, including marketing, research and development evaluation, financial planning, and medicine. Special attention is paid to the interaction between multicriteria analysis, decision support systems and preference modeling. The five sections of the book cover: methodology; problem structuring; utility assessment; multi-objective optimisation; real world applications.
Audience: Researchers and professionals who are operations researchers, management scientists, computer scientists, statisticians, decision analysts, marketing managers and financial analysts.

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Presents recent developments in a tool to aid in making decisions when several, often conflicting, points of view must be taken into consideration. Covers methodology, problem structuring, utility assessment, and multi-objective optimization. Also describes real-world applications for analyzing agricultural product consumer behavior, evaluating research and development projects, financial planning, and scheduling surgeries for patients requiring post-operative intensive care. The 15 papers are reproduced from typescripts. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792336716
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
10/31/1995
Series:
Nonconvex Optimization and Its Applications (closed) Series, #5
Edition description:
1995
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

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