1st Edition

Mathematical Frontiers Of The Social And Policy Sciences

ISBN 9780367022556
Published June 17, 2019 by Routledge
200 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses both on the application of recent developments in mathematics to the formulation of nontrivial theory in the social sciences and on the expansion of the mathematical basis of decision theory to increase that theory's usefulness for policy research.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Knowledge Representation in Cognitive Psychology 2. Stochastic Differential Equations for the Social Sciences 3. Possibility Theory and Soft Data Analysis 4. Multicriterion Decision Analysis 5. Reflections on and Criticisms of a Highly Political Multiattribute Utility Analysis

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