Accession Number : AD0734163

Title :   Contingency Trees, Contingency Plans, and Utility Functions,

Corporate Author : KETTELLE (JOHN D) CORP ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s) : Luster,Peter K.

Report Date : 14 SEP 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : A formal mathematical structure is presented which describes the interaction of decision-making entities with the external world. A corresponding form of a utility function is developed, and problems in approximating the utility function are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAME THEORY, DECISION MAKING), (*ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, DECISION THEORY, SET THEORY, LINEAR PROGRAMMING, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE