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Advances in decision analysis : from foundations to applications

Author: Ward Edwards; Ralph F Miles; Detlof Von Winterfeldt
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Decision analysts offer workable solutions in domains such as the environment, health and medicine, engineering and operations research, and public policy. This book reviews and extends material  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ward Edwards; Ralph F Miles; Detlof Von Winterfeldt
ISBN: 0521863686 9780521863681 0521682304 9780521682305
OCLC Number: 427465417
Description: xv, 623 p. : il
Contents: The emergence of decision analysis / Ralph F. Miles, Jr. --
The foundations of decision analysis revisited / Ronald A. Howard --
Decision analysis : a personal account of how it got started and evolved / Howard Raiffa --
Reflections on the contributions of Ward Edwards to decision analysis and behavioral research / Lawrence D. Phillips and Detlof von Winterfeldt --
Defining a decision analytic structure / Detlof von Winterfeldt and Ward Edwards --
Developing objectives and attributes / Ralph L. Keeney --
Eliciting probabilities from experts / Stephen C. Hora --
Aggregating probability distributions / Robert T. Clemen and Robert L. Winkler --
Model building with belief networks and influence diagrams / Ross D. Shachter --
A Bayesian approach to learning causal networks / David Heckerman --
Utility and risk preferences / David E. Bell --
Practical value models --
Ralph L. Keeney and Detlof von Winterfeldt --
Extensions of the subjective expected utility model / Robert F. Nau --
Probabilistic risk analysis for engineered systems / Vicki M. Bier and Louis Anthony Cox, Jr. --
The engineering risk-analysis method and some applications / M. Elisabeth Paté-Cornell --
Health risk analysis for risk-management decision-making / Louis Anthony Cox, Jr. --
What have we learned from our mistakes? / Barbara Mellers and Connson Locke --
Decision conferencing / Lawrence D. Phillips --
Resource allocation decisions / Don N. Kleinmuntz --
From decision analysis to the decision organization / David Matheson and James E. Matheson --
Building decision competency in organizations / Carl S. Spetzler --
Negotiation analysis : between decisions and games / James K. Sebenius --
The adoption of multiattribute utility theory for the evaluation of plutonium disposition options in the United States and Russia / John C. Butler, Alexander N. Chebeskov, James S. Dyer, Thomas A. Edmunds, Jianmin Jia, and Vladimir I. Oussanov --
Choosing a tritium supply technology for nuclear weapons : reflections on a controversial decision analysis / Detlof von Winterfeldt --
Applications of decision analysis to the military systems acquisition process / Dennis M. Buede and Terry A. Bresnick --
Balancing environmental and operational objectives in nuclear refueling strategies / Phillip C. Beccue and Jeffrey S. Stonebraker --
Perspective on decision analysis applications / Donald L. Keefer, Craig W. Kirkwood, and James L. Corner.
Responsibility: edited by Ward Edwards, Ralph F. Miles, Jr., Detlof von Winterfeldt.
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