Mathematical Frontiers Of The Social And Policy Sciences: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Mathematical Frontiers Of The Social And Policy Sciences

1st Edition

By Loren Cobb

Routledge

186 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General