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Bayesian decision analysis : principles and practice, Jim Q. Smith

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Bayesian decision analysis : principles and practice
Title
Bayesian decision analysis
Title remainder
principles and practice
Statement of responsibility
Jim Q. Smith
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Language
eng
Summary
"Bayesian decision analysis supports principled decision making in complex domains. This textbook takes the reader from a formal analysis of simple decision problems to a careful analysis of the sometimes very complex and data rich structures confronted by practitioners. The book contains basic material on subjective probability theory and multi-attribute utility theory, event and decision trees, Bayesian networks, influence diagrams and causal Bayesian networks. The author demonstrates when and how the theory can be successfully applied to a given decision problem, how data can be sampled and expert judgements elicited to support this analysis, and when and how an effective Bayesian decision analysis can be implemented. Evolving from a third-year undergraduate course taught by the author over many years, all of the material in this book will be accessible to a student who has completed introductory courses in probability and mathematical statistics"--Provided by publisher
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA279.5
LC item number
.S628 2010
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
Bayesian decision analysis : principles and practice, Jim Q. Smith
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Bayesian decision analysis : principles and practice, Jim Q. Smith
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 322-334) and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
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mixed
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Contents
Foundations of decision modeling. Introduction -- Explanations of processes and trees -- Utilities and rewards -- Subjective probability and its elicitation -- Bayesian inference for decision analysis Multi-dimensional decision modeling. Multiattribute utility theory -- Bayesian networks -- Graphs, decisions and causality -- Multidimensional learning -- Conclusions
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1 online resource (ix, 338 pages)
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9780511856006
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2010031690
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