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The Resource Foundations of decision analysis, Ronald A. Howard, Stanford University, Ali E. Abbas, University of Southern California

Foundations of decision analysis, Ronald A. Howard, Stanford University, Ali E. Abbas, University of Southern California

Label
Foundations of decision analysis
Title
Foundations of decision analysis
Statement of responsibility
Ronald A. Howard, Stanford University, Ali E. Abbas, University of Southern California
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Howard, Ronald A
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Abbas, Ali E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Decision making
Label
Foundations of decision analysis, Ronald A. Howard, Stanford University, Ali E. Abbas, University of Southern California
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to quality decision making -- Experiencing a decision -- Clarifying values -- Precise decision language -- Possibilities -- Handling uncertainty -- Relevance -- Rules of actional thought -- The party problem -- Using a value measure -- Risk attitude -- Sensitivity analysis -- Basic information gathering -- Decision diagrams -- Encoding a probability distribution on a measure -- From phenomenon to assessment -- Framing a decision -- Valuing information from multiple sources -- Options -- Detectors with multiple indications -- Decisions with influences -- The logarithmic u-curve -- The linear risk tolerance u-curve -- Approximate expressions for the certain equivalent -- Deterministic and probabilistic dominance -- Decisions with multiple attributes (1)-ordering prospects with preference and value functions -- Decisions with multiple attributes (2)-value functions for investment cash flows: time preference -- Decisions with multiple attributes (3)-preference probabilities over value -- Betting on disparate belief -- Learning from experimentation -- Auctions and bidding -- Evaluating, scaling, and sharing uncertain deals -- Making risky decisions -- Decisions with a high probability of death -- Discretizing continuous probability distributions -- Solving decision problems by simulation -- The decision analysis cycle -- Topics in organizational decision making -- Coordinating the decision making of large groups -- Decisions and ethics
Control code
ocn144227140
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 807 pages
Isbn
9780132336246
Lccn
2013017028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)144227140
Label
Foundations of decision analysis, Ronald A. Howard, Stanford University, Ali E. Abbas, University of Southern California
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to quality decision making -- Experiencing a decision -- Clarifying values -- Precise decision language -- Possibilities -- Handling uncertainty -- Relevance -- Rules of actional thought -- The party problem -- Using a value measure -- Risk attitude -- Sensitivity analysis -- Basic information gathering -- Decision diagrams -- Encoding a probability distribution on a measure -- From phenomenon to assessment -- Framing a decision -- Valuing information from multiple sources -- Options -- Detectors with multiple indications -- Decisions with influences -- The logarithmic u-curve -- The linear risk tolerance u-curve -- Approximate expressions for the certain equivalent -- Deterministic and probabilistic dominance -- Decisions with multiple attributes (1)-ordering prospects with preference and value functions -- Decisions with multiple attributes (2)-value functions for investment cash flows: time preference -- Decisions with multiple attributes (3)-preference probabilities over value -- Betting on disparate belief -- Learning from experimentation -- Auctions and bidding -- Evaluating, scaling, and sharing uncertain deals -- Making risky decisions -- Decisions with a high probability of death -- Discretizing continuous probability distributions -- Solving decision problems by simulation -- The decision analysis cycle -- Topics in organizational decision making -- Coordinating the decision making of large groups -- Decisions and ethics
Control code
ocn144227140
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 807 pages
Isbn
9780132336246
Lccn
2013017028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)144227140

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