Decision Space: Multidimensional Utility Analysis

Decision Space: Multidimensional Utility Analysis

by Paul Weirich
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521800099

ISBN-13: 9780521800099

Pub. Date: 08/01/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In Decision Space: Multidimensional Utility Analysis, Paul Weirich increases the power and versatility of utility analysis and in the process advances decision theory. Combining traditional and novel methods of option evaluation into one systematic method, multidimensional utility analysis is a valuable new tool. The multiple dimensions of this analysis create

Overview

In Decision Space: Multidimensional Utility Analysis, Paul Weirich increases the power and versatility of utility analysis and in the process advances decision theory. Combining traditional and novel methods of option evaluation into one systematic method, multidimensional utility analysis is a valuable new tool. The multiple dimensions of this analysis create a decision space broad enough to accommodate all factors affecting an option's utility. The book will be of interest to advanced students and professionals working in the subject of decision theory, as well as to economists and other social scientists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521800099
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2001
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Probability, Induction, and Design Theory Series
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)
Lexile:
1350L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of figures; Preface; 1. Objectives and methods; 2. Intrinsic utility analysis; 3. Expected utility analysis; 4. Expected utility's promotion; 5. Two-dimensional utility analysis; 6. Group utility analysis; 7. Application to trustee decisions; 8. Power and versatility; Appendix: consistency of calculations of utilities; References; Index.

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