Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis / Edition 1

Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis / Edition 1

by Cliff T. Ragsdale
     
 

Cliff Ragsdale is an innovator of the spreadsheet teaching revolution and is highly regarded in the field of management science. The 4th edition retains the elements and philosophy that has made its past editions so successful. New topics have been added as well as examples that are relevant to decision making in today's business world. This new edition of Spreadsheet… See more details below

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Cliff Ragsdale is an innovator of the spreadsheet teaching revolution and is highly regarded in the field of management science. The 4th edition retains the elements and philosophy that has made its past editions so successful. New topics have been added as well as examples that are relevant to decision making in today's business world. This new edition of Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis provides instruction in the most commonly used management science techniques and shows how these tools can be implemented using the most current version of Microsoft Excel for Windows. This text also focuses on developing both algebraic and spreadsheet modeling skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538870498
Publisher:
CENGAGE Learning
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition

Table of Contents

1Introduction to Modeling and Decision Analysis1
2Introduction to Optimization and Linear Programming16
3Modeling and Solving LP Problems in a Spreadsheet44
4Sensitivity Analysis and the Simplex Method137
5Network Modeling177
6Integer Linear Programming230
7Goal Programming and Multiple Objective Optimization297
8Nonlinear Programming & Evolutionary Optimization336
9Regression Analysis407
10Discriminant Analysis459
11Time Series Forecasting488
12Introduction to Simulation Using Crystal Ball560
13Queuing Theory628
14Project Management661
15Decision Analysis713
Index789

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