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Engineering - Computational Intelligence and Complexity | Multicriteria and Multiagent Decision Making with Applications to Economics and Social Sciences

Multicriteria and Multiagent Decision Making with Applications to Economics and Social Sciences

Ventre, A.G.S., Maturo, A., Hošková-Mayerová, Š., Kacprzyk, J. (Eds.)

2013, XIV, 315 p. 54 illus.

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  • Comprehensive and timely report on the topic of decision making and decision analysis in economics and the social sciences
  • An ideal reference work for all those interested in analyzing and implementing mathematical tools for application to relevant issues involving the economy and society
  • Edited and written by leading experts in the field

The book provides a comprehensive and timely report on the topic of decision making and decision analysis in economics and the social sciences. The various contributions included in the book, selected using a peer review process, present important studies and research conducted in various countries around the globe. The majority of these studies are concerned with the analysis, modeling and formalization of the behavior of groups or committees that are in charge of making decisions of social and economic importance. Decisions in these contexts have to meet precise coherence standards and achieve a significant degree of sharing, consensus and acceptance, even in uncertain and fuzzy environments. This necessitates the confluence of several research fields, such as foundations of social choice and decision making, mathematics, complexity, psychology, sociology and economics. A large spectrum of problems that may be encountered during decision making and decision analysis in the areas of economics and the social sciences, together with a broad range of tools and techniques that may be used to solve those problems, are presented in detail in this book, making it an ideal reference work for all those interested in analyzing and implementing mathematical tools for application to relevant issues involving the economy and society.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Banking systems - Collective choice - Decisions in uncertain and fuzzy environments - Economic Systems - Financial crisis - Fuzzy preferences - Group decision making - Multicriteria and multiagent decision making - Planning, control and use of land and cities - Public participation - Social Choice

Related subjects » Computational Intelligence and Complexity - Operations Research & Decision Theory - Political Science

Table of contents 

Development Policies in China: an Analysis of the Territorial Imbalances.- The Generalized Gini Welfare Function in the Framework of Symmetric Choquet Integration.- Credit Crunch in the Euro Area: a Coopetitive Solution.- Pairwise Comparison Matrices over Abelian Linearly Ordered Groups: a Consistency Measure and Weights for the Alternatives.- Entropy Based Estimators in the Presence of Multicollinearity and Outliers.- The MAS Models Use - an Imperative Approach to Build a New Economic Paradigm.- Intuitionistic fuzzy preference relations and hypergroups.- An Analysis of Inconsistency in Intertemporal Choice.- Modelling the Intertemporal Choice through the Dynamic Time-Perception.- A GIS as a Decision Support System for Planning Sustainable Mobility in a Case-Study is a territorial analysis.- Decision Making Analysis to Improve Public Participation in Strategic Energy Production Management.- Monadic Social Choice.- Assessing Plans and Programs for Historic Centers Requalification: an Interactive Multicriteria Approach.- The Evaluation of Interventions in Urban Areas: Methodological Orientations in the Programming of Structural Funds for the period 2007-2013.- Decision-Making Process with respect to the Reliability of Geo-Database.- Analysis of the Italian Banking System Efficiency; a Stochastic Frontier Approach.- On some voting paradoxes: a fuzzy preference and a fuzzy majority perspective.- Research in Social Sciences: Fuzzy Regression and Causal Complexity.- Multiobjective Decision Making, de Finetti Prevision and Fuzzy Prevision.- Quantum Decision Making, Legal Complexity and Social Behaviour.- Analytic Hierarchy Process for Health Technology Assessment. A case study for selecting a maintenance service contract.- Protocol ITACA: a Decision Tool for an Energetically Efficient Building Management.- Using Agent Importance to Combat Preference Manipulation in Group Decision Making.

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