Science of Decision Making WSE : A Problem-Based Approach Using Excel
* Spreadsheets are used to employ and teach techniques.
* Includes the facets of probability that relate to decision making.
Table of Contents
PART A: INTRODUCTION.
The Science of Decision Making.
Getting Started with Spreadsheets.
PART B: USING LINEAR PROGRAMS.
Analyzing Solutions of Linear Programs.
A Survey of Linear Programs.
PART C: PROBABILITY FOR DECISION MAKING.
Introduction to Probability Models.
Discrete Random Variables.
Decision Trees and Generalizations.
Utility Theory and Decision Analysis.
Continuous Random Variables.
PART D: STOCHASTIC SYSTEMS.
PART E: GAME THEORY.
PART F: SOLVING LINEAR PROGRAMS.
Solving Linear Equations.
The Simplex Method.
Appendix: Note on Excel.