New Methods of Thought and Procedure: Contributions to the Symposium on Methodologies

New Methods of Thought and Procedure: Contributions to the Symposium on Methodologies

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New Methods of Thought and Procedure: Contributions to the Symposium on Methodologies by F. Zwicky

Sponsored by the Office for Industrial Associates of the California Institute of Technology and the Society for Morphological Research, Pasadena, California, May 22-24, 1967

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642876196
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 03/26/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1967
Pages: 338
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue.- Section I Operations Research.- 1 The Nature of Operations Research and its Beginnings.- 2 A Decade of Operations Research in Health.- 3 Operations Research Applied to City Planning.- Section II Systems Engineering.- 1 Systems Engineering—Planning.- 2 Systems Engineering—Implementation.- Section III Dynamic Programming.- 1 Dynamic Programming: A Reluctant Theory.- 2 Dynamic Programming’s Progeny.- Section IV Information Theory.- 1 A Survey of Information Theory.- 2 Information Theory and Modern Digital Communication.- Section V Game Theory.- 1 Game Theory: A New Paradigm of Social Science.- 2 Welfare, Economic Structure and Game Theoretic Solutions.- 3 On Committees.- Section VI Morphological Research.- 1 The Morphological Approach to Discovery, Invention, Research and Construction.- 2 Morphology and Modularity.- 3 Morphology of Multilanguage Teaching.- Epilogue.

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