Multiattribute Utility Analysis — a Brief Survey

Keeney RL (1976). Multiattribute Utility Analysis — a Brief Survey. In: Systems Theory in the Social Sciences. Interdisciplinary Systems Research / Interdisziplinäre Systemforschung (5). pp. 534-550 Switzerland: Birkhäuser Basel. ISBN 978-3-0348-5495-5 DOI:10.1007/978-3-0348-5495-5_28.

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Abstract

The role of multiattribute utility theory is first placed in the overall context of decision analysis. Then an approach that has proven useful in adapting the theory to be a practical tool is illustrated. Several cases where multiattribute utility has been used are briefly discussed. These include both operational and strategic problems involving, for example, siting of large-scale facilities (airports, power plants), medical treatment, the structuring of corporate objectives, environmental management, and personal investment strategy.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Programs: System and Decision Sciences - Core (SDS)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 16 May 2017 07:58
Last Modified: 16 May 2017 07:58
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/14597

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