Set Functions, Games and Capacities in Decision Making

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Description

Springer | Economic Theory | July 22 2016 | ISBN-10: 331930688X | 435 pages | pdf | 5.52 mb

Authors: Grabisch, Michel

​Presents a unique and up-to-date compilation of results for set functions, games, capacities and integrals

Puts theories of uncertainty into perspective

Offers three fundamental chapters which allow for widest dissemination in applied fields

The book provides a thorough treatment of set functions, games and capacities as well as integrals with respect to capacities and games, in a mathematical rigorous presentation and in view of application to decision making. After a short chapter introducing some required basic knowledge (linear programming, polyhedra, ordered sets) and notation, the first part of the book consists of three long chapters developing the mathematical aspects. This part is not related to a particular application field and, by its neutral mathematical style, is useful to the widest audience. It gathers many results and notions which are scattered in the literature of various domains (game theory, decision, combinatorial optimization and operations research). The second part consists of three chapters, applying the previous notions in decision making and modelling: decision under uncertainty, decision with multiple criteria, possibility theory and Dempster-Shafer theory.

Number of Illustrations and Tables

25 b/w illustrations, 25 illustrations in colour

Topics

Game Theory

Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences

Operation Research/Decision Theory

Operations Research, Mathematical Programming

Microeconomics

Computer Appl. in Social and Behavioral Sciences

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