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Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing

Soft Computing Applications in Business

Editors: Prasad, Bhanu (Ed.)

  • Presents the applications of soft computing techniques for the business field

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Soft computing techniques are widely used in most businesses. This book consists of several important papers on the applications of soft computing techniques for the business field.

The soft computing techniques used in this book include (or very closely related to): Bayesian networks, biclustering methods, case-based reasoning, data mining, Dempster-Shafer theory, ensemble learning, evolutionary programming, fuzzy decision trees, hidden Markov models, intelligent agents, k-means clustering, maximum likelihood Hebbian learning, neural networks, opportunistic scheduling, probability distributions combined with Monte Carlo methods, rough sets, self organizing maps, support vector machines, uncertain reasoning, other statistical and machine learning techniques, and combinations of these techniques.

The businesses or business problems addressed in this book include (or very closely related to): analysis of correlations between currency exchange rates, analysis of USA banks and Moody’s bank financial strength rating, arrears management, business risk identification, company audit fee evaluation, dental treatments, business internal control, intelligent tutoring systems and educational assessment, modeling agent behavior, motor insurance industry, personal loan defaults, pricing strategies for increasing the market share, pricing strategies in supply chain management, probabilistic sales forecasting, user relevance feedback analysis for online text retrieval, and world crude oil spot price forecasting.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Ensembles of Classifiers in Arrears Management

    Matthews, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • Bicluster Analysis of Currency Exchange Rates

    Li, Haizhou (et al.)

    Pages 19-34

  • Predicting the Effects of Alternative Pricing Strategies in an Artificial Society Undergoing Technology Adoption

    Frels, Judy K. (et al.)

    Pages 35-55

  • An Evolutionary Programming Based Knowledge Ensemble Model for Business Risk Identification

    Yu, Lean (et al.)

    Pages 57-72

  • The Application of Fuzzy Decision Trees in Company Audit Fee Evaluation: A Sensitivity Analysis

    Beynon, Malcolm J.

    Pages 73-91

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eBook $189.00
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Softcover $249.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-09783-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Soft Computing Applications in Business
Editors
  • Bhanu Prasad
Series Title
Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing
Series Volume
230
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-79005-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-79005-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-79004-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-09783-6
Series ISSN
1434-9922
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 293
Topics