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Influence Diagrams, Belief Nets & Decision Analysis

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Publisher Comments:

Based on the proceedings of a conference on Influence Diagrams for Decision Analysis, Inference and Prediction held at the University of California at Berkeley in May of 1988, this is the first book devoted to the subject. The editors have brought together recent results from researchers actively investigating influence diagrams and also from practitioners who have used influence diagrams in developing models for problem-solving in a wide range of fields.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

MODEL FORMULATION AND ANALYSIS.

From Influence to Relevance to Knowledge (R. Howard).

Complexity, Calibration and Causality in Influence Diagrams (T. Speed).

THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS.

Statistical Principles on Graphs (J. Smith).

Influence and Belief Adjustment (M. Goldstein).

PROBLEMS AND APPLICATIONS: INDUSTRIAL.

Real Time Influence Diagrams for Monitoring and Controlling Mechanical Systems (A. Agonino & K. Ramamurthi).

A Socio-technical Approach to Assessing Human Reliability (L. Phillips, et al.).

Bayesian Updating of Event Tree Parameters to Predict High Risk Incidents (R. Oliver & H. Yang).

PROBLEMS AND APPLICATIONS: MEDICAL.

EFFICIENCY AND COMPUTATIONAL ISSUES.

Towards Efficient Probabilistic Diagnosis in Multiply Connected Belief Networks (M. Henrion).

Towards Better Assessment and Sensitivity Procedures (R. Korsan).

Summary Observations (R. Howard).

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471923817
Editor:
Oliver, R. M.
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Editor:
Oliver, R. M.
Author:
Oliver, Clare
Author:
Smith, Whitney
Author:
Smith, James Q.
Author:
Oliver, Robert M.
Location:
Chichester, West Sussex, England ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Congresses
Subject:
Statistical decision
Subject:
Statistical decision -- Congresses.
Subject:
Probability & Statistics - General
Subject:
Statistics
Subject:
Business - General
Subject:
Probability & Mathematical Statistics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Wiley Series in Probability & Statistics
Series Volume:
21
Publication Date:
January 1991
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
500
Dimensions:
242 x 155.5 x 32.3 mm 29 oz

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