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eBook Advances in Decision Analysis: From Foundations to Applications ePub

by Ward Edwards

  • ISBN: 0521682304
  • Category: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Ward Edwards
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (July 30, 2007)
  • Pages: 640
  • ePub book: 1457 kb
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Ward Edwards (1927-2005) received his P. in Psychology from Harvard University.

Ward Edwards (1927-2005) received his P. He was the recipient of many awards including the Frank P. Ramsey Award from the Decision Analysis Society of INFORMS in 1988 and the Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award in Applied Psychology from the American Psychological Association in 1996. Ralph F. Miles, J. received his P.

Advances in Decision Analysis book. By framing issues, identifying risks, eliciting stakeholder.

Ward Edwards, Jr. Miles, Detlof Von Winterfeldt. Decision analysis is a prescriptive theory that aids individuals or groups confronted with complex problems in a wide variety of contexts. This book is a mixture of historical and forward-looking essays on key topics in decision analysis

Ward Edwards (1927–2005) was an American psychologist, prominent for work on decision theory and on the formulation and revision of beliefs. Edwards attended Swarthmore College and then received his P.

Ward Edwards (1927–2005) was an American psychologist, prominent for work on decision theory and on the formulation and revision of beliefs. Frank P. Ramsey Award from the Decision Analysis Society, 1988. Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award in Applied Psychology, American Psychological Association 1996.

Advances in Decision Analysis: From Foundations to Applications (Hardback). Part I covers the history and foundations of decision analysis. This book is a mixture of historical and forward-looking essays on key topics in decision analysis. Part II discusses structuring decision problems, including the development of objectives and their attributes, and influence diagrams. Part III discusses probabilities and their elicitation and Bayes nets. Part IV discusses additive and multiplicative utilities, risk preferences, and 'option pricing' methods.

Part I covers the history and foundations of decision analysis. Control problems in telecommunications and applications to scheduling, admissions control, polling, and elsewhere are treated.

Advances in Decision Analysis: From Foundations to Applications .

In W. Edwards, R. F. Miles J. & D. von Winterfeldt (Ed., Advances in Decision Analysis: From Foundations to Applications. New York, NH: Cambridge University Press. TITLE: Social Pressure on Patient Decision Making through Shifting Mental Models: Presenting Evidence to Patients. AUTHORS: Dennis J. Mazur. In decision making related to a patient’s health and medical care, high courts aim to protect the patient’s right to be involved in this process, while societal forces attempt to control costs associated with health and medical decision making. Detlof von Winterfeldt.

By framing issues, identifying risks, eliciting stakeholder preferences, and suggesting alternative approaches, decision analysts can offer workable solutions in domains such as the environment, health and medicine, engineering and operations research, and public policy. This book reviews and extends the material typically presented in introductory texts. Not a single book covers the broad scope of decision analysis at this advanced level. It will be a valuable resource for academics and students in decision analysis as well as decision analysts and managers