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1st Edition

Computer Aided Policy Making

ISBN 9780419244806
Published November 2, 1999 by Routledge
266 Pages

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Book Description

This book will prove a unique source of information and instruction for anyone seeking to make better human-oriented policy, whether urban planner, business strategist, or manager in the field of education, health or welfare,
Ingeniously Wyatt has created two books in one: the main text covers the types of software package available: mainstream software, peripheral software, innovative software, frontier software; the lessons generated from the software are outlined in lesson boxes. Readers can use the text alone to familiarize themselves with the computer packages or read the boxes only, or they can do both.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Silicon and Carbon. Mainstream Software. Peripheral Software. Innovative Software. Frontier Software Case 1: Cyberquest. Frontier Software Case 2: Strad. Frontier Software Case 3: Expert Choice. Frontier Software Case 4: Stategizer. A United Frontier? Conclusions.

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Ray Wyatt teaches Applied Artificial Intelligence in the Geography department at the University of Melbourne. He has extensive experience as a Strategic Planner in both the public and private sectors.