Decision Theory and Decision Analysis: Trends and Challenges

Decision Theory and Decision Analysis: Trends and Challenges is divided into three parts. The first part, overviews, provides state-of-the-art surveys of various aspects of decision analysis and utility theory. The second part, theory and foundations, includes theoretical contributions on decision-m...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Ríos, Sixto (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1994, 1994
Edition:1st ed. 1994
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • A Synthesis of Decision Analysis, Behavioral Decision Making, and Game Theory
  • 2. A Perspective on Recent Developments in Utility Theory
  • 3. Decision Influence Diagrams and Their Uses
  • 4. A Pyramid of Decision Approaches
  • II Theory and Foundations
  • 5. Direct Decision Making
  • 6. On Some Conditions for the Ellsberg Phenomenon
  • 7. On the Foundations of Robust Decision Making
  • 8. Rational Comparisons and Numerical Representations
  • 9. Robust Decision Making as a Decision Making Aid under Uncertainty
  • 10. Topological Characterizations of Posets
  • 11. Inference in Multidimensional Gaussian Processes
  • III Applications
  • 12. An Explanation and Characterization for the Buying of Lotteries
  • 13. Stochastic Dominance for Elliptical Distributions: Applications in Bayesian Inference
  • 14. The Nearly Perfect Auctioneer: Cryptographic Protocols for Auctions and Bidding
  • 15. Optimal Hypothesis Testing with