Decision Making with Insight: With Insight.Xla 2.0 / Edition 2

Decision Making with Insight: With Insight.Xla 2.0 / Edition 2

by Sam Savage
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534386393

ISBN-13: 9780534386399

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: South Western Educational Publishing

Dr. Sam Savage, who's recognized as a leading innovator in management science education, provides the most hands-on , practical introduction to methods of decision making. This book and accompanying suite of Excel add-ins for quantitative analysis covers Monte Carlo simulation, decision trees, queuing simulations, optimization, Markov chains, and forecasting. The…  See more details below

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Dr. Sam Savage, who's recognized as a leading innovator in management science education, provides the most hands-on , practical introduction to methods of decision making. This book and accompanying suite of Excel add-ins for quantitative analysis covers Monte Carlo simulation, decision trees, queuing simulations, optimization, Markov chains, and forecasting. The Insight add-ins have been developed over several years by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534386399
Publisher:
South Western Educational Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Edition description:
Book & CDRom
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
494,596
Product dimensions:
7.51(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Fundamental Concepts
Exercises
Tutorials
Road Map
Overview of Decision Making with Insight and INSIGHT.xla 2.0
Application Matrix
1Analytical Modeling in Spreadsheets1
2The Building Blocks of Uncertainty: Random Variables19
3The Buildings of Uncertainty: Functions of Random Variables56
4Uncertainties That Evolve Over Time111
5Forecasting154
6Decision Trees183
7Overview of Optimization222
8Extensions of Optimization254
App. AQueuing Equations: QUEUE.xla and QöNET.xla301
App. BTwo-Parameter Exponential Smoothing for Estimating Trends305
App. CSoftware Command Reference308
References351
Index353

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