Decision Theory

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Decision theory in economics, psychology, philosophy, mathematics, and statistics is concerned with identifying the values, uncertainties and other issues relevant in a given decision, its rationality, and the resulting optimal decision. It is very closely related to the field of game theory.

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Overview

Decision theory in economics, psychology, philosophy, mathematics, and statistics is concerned with identifying the values, uncertainties and other issues relevant in a given decision, its rationality, and the resulting optimal decision. It is very closely related to the field of game theory.

This book is your ultimate resource for Decision Theory. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, analysis, background and everything you need to know.

In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Decision Theory right away, covering: Causal decision theory, Decision theory, Evidential decision theory, 0-1 loss function, Action axiom, Admissible decision rule, Aggregated Indices Randomization Method, Ambiguity aversion, Analysis paralysis, Analytic Hierarchy Process, Analytic network process, Anthony Triangle, Applied information economics, Behavioral operations research, Belief decision matrix, Belief structure, Binary decision, Brown Gibson Model, Business rules engine, Buyer decision processes, Cause-effect graph, Choice, Choice architecture, Choice-supportive bias, Choquet integral, Clarity test, Clinical decision support system, Cognitive bias, Cognitive inertia, Collaborative method, Connectionist expert system, Consensus decision-making, Consensus-seeking decision-making, Consensus-expectations gap, Cost-benefit analysis, Crossover voting, Cumulative prospect theory, Decision aids, Decision analysis, Decision analysis cycle, Decision engineering, Decision making, Decision making models, Decision making software, Decision matrix, Decision model, Decision rule, Decision support system, Decision table, Decision tree, Decision-matrix method, Decision-theoretic rough sets, Decoy effect, Deployment cost-benefit selection in physiology, Distinction bias, Dominating decision rule, Dynamic decision making, Economic appraisal, Election, ELECTRE, Ellsberg paradox, Emotional bias, Emotions in decision making, ERulemaking, European Working Group on Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding, Evidence-based design, Evidential reasoning approach, Executive information system, Expected value of including uncertainty, Expected value of perfect information, Expected value of sample information, Expert system, Expert systems for mortgages, Faustmann's formula, Flipism, Fuzzy-trace theory, Gittins index, Group decision making, Health management system, Hierarchical Decision Process, High-dimensional statistics, Homothetic preferences, House of Quality, Hyperbolic absolute risk aversion, IDF model, Inference engine, Influence diagram, Info-gap decision theory, Institutionalism in international relations, Intelligent decision support systems, Intertemporal choice, James-Stein estimator, Kelly criterion, Kepner-Tregoe Inc., Linear partial information, Litmus test (politics), Lock-in (decision-making), Loss aversion, Loss function, Management information system, Mean-preserving spread, Mental accounting, Minimax, Minimax estimator, Model-based reasoning, Movement pattern analysis, Multi-Attribute Global Inference of Quality, Multi-criteria decision analysis, Multicriteria classification, Multiscale decision making, Naive diversification, Nash equilibrium, Naturalistic decision making, Negotiation theory, New Approach to Appraisal, Nominal group technique, Nonstructural Fuzzy Decision Support System, Omission bias, Ophelimity, Optimal decision, Optimal stopping, Organizational ethics, Path dependence, Pignistic probability, Policy, Polychotomous key, Polynomial conjoint measurement, Potentially all pairwise rankings of all possible alternatives, Predispositioning theory, Price of stability...and much more

This book explains in-depth the real drivers and workings of Decision Theory. It reduces the risk of your technology, time and resources investment decisions by enabling you to compare your understanding of Decision Theory with the objectivity of experienced professionals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781743047583
  • Publisher: Emereo Pty Ltd
  • Publication date: 7/22/2011
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 8.27 (w) x 11.69 (h) x 1.01 (d)

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