Reasoning and Choice

Reasoning and Choice

SIMON'S PUZZLE : THE ROLE OF HEURISTICS Suppose , for the sake of argument , you believe both that ordinary people know very little about politics and that all the same they frequently , and reliably , can figure out what they are for ...

Author: Paul M. Sniderman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521407702

Category: Political Science

Page: 306

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A major new theoretical explanation of how ordinary people decide what to favour and what to oppose politically.
Categories: Political Science

Reconceiving Decision Making in Democratic Politics

Reconceiving Decision Making in Democratic Politics

Let us return for a moment to the spatial choice model presented in chapter 2. The model as presented allows us to associate the interposition of the choice dimensions ( policies P and Q ) with Simon's design problem — that is ...

Author: Bryan D. Jones

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226406512

Category: Philosophy

Page: 277

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Why are there often sudden abrupt changes in public opinion on political issues? Or total reversals in congressional support for specific legislation? Jones aims to answer these questions by connecting insights from cognitive science and rational-choice theory to political life.
Categories: Philosophy

Decision Economics In the Tradition of Herbert A Simon s Heritage

Decision Economics  In the Tradition of Herbert A  Simon s Heritage

However, due to the time and capacity limitation, people may simply follow others' choices. When imitators are imitated by others, a cascading failure may occur [1,3], which is referred to as the “stupidity of herds” [5].

Author: Edgardo Bucciarelli

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319608822

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 143

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The special session on Decision Economics (DECON) is a scientific forum held annually and intended to share ideas, projects, research results, models and experiences associated with the complexity of behavioural decision processes and socio‐economic phenomena. DECON 2017 was held at the Polytechnic of Porto, ISEP, Portugal, as part of the 14th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence. For the second consecutive year, the Editors of this book have drawn inspiration from Herbert A. Simon’s immense body of work and argue that Simon precipitated something akin to a revolution in microeconomics focused on the concept of decision‐making. Further, it is worth noting that the recognition of relevant decision‐making takes place in a range of critical subject areas and research fields, including economics, finance, information systems, small and international business management, operations, and production. Therefore, decision‐making issues are of fundamental importance in all branches of economics addressed both deductively and inductively. Not surprisingly, the study of decision‐making has seen growing empirical research efforts in the economic literature over the last sixty years and, more recently, a variety of insightful cutting‐edge experimental, behavioural and computational approaches. Additionally, the awareness regarding generalizations and reductions to express economic concepts has led, on the one hand, to an increasing risk of spreading the language of mathematics as a rhetorical tool and, on the other hand, to an oversimplification and overlooking of some crucial details, especially when it comes to human decisions and, hence, economic behaviour. That awareness, however, has helped to produce an extraordinary volume of empirical research aimed at discovering how economic agents cope with complex decisions. In this sense, the international scientific community acknowledges Herbert A. Simon’s research endeavours to understand the processes involved in economic decision‐making and their implications for the advancement of economic professions. Within the field of decision‐making, indeed, Simon’s rejection of the standard decision‐making models used in neoclassical economics inspired social scientists worldwide to develop research programmes in order to study decision‐making empirically. The main achievements concern decision‐making for individuals, firms, markets, governments, institutions, and, last but not least, science and research.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

The Pioneer Mail and Indian Weekly News

The Pioneer Mail and Indian Weekly News

Division , I.One St. Quin , 9-3 ; Simon's Choice , 9-3 . Endoxus led from Allan Brig and On mile . Betting : Two to one on Roubaix ; fours on Roubaix ; fours Leave , with Red Quill next . The leader Mr. Ali Bin Tabib's ZAINULMULK , 9-3 ...



ISBN: STANFORD:36105004955915

Category: Periodicals


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Categories: Periodicals

The Comfort of Things

The Comfort of Things

Their dream house, which sounds like something from one of Simon's fantasy tales, is in fact a farmhouse on the outskirts of Tallinn in Estonia. ... But, given the choice between Portsmouth and Tallinn, there is surely no contest.

Author: Daniel Miller

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: 9780745644042

Category: Social Science

Page: 302

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A forefront anthropologist examines the phenomenon through which humans become attached to the material objects in their lives, exploring the ways in which collections, pets, and other items reflect an individual or family's history and accomplishments in ways that prove central to their relationships. Reprint.
Categories: Social Science

Wargaming Campaigns

Wargaming Campaigns

The place in question actually falls within the large and clearly strategically important province of Felpuri, which makes Simon's choice a fascinating one. I emailed Simon to congratulate him on his choice: “A very interesting choice ...

Author: Henry Hyde

Publisher: Pen and Sword Military

ISBN: 9781473855922

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 528

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Most miniature wargames take the form of simulating a single battle with the opponents either winning or losing and that's that until the next game. Such games can be a fun test of tactical skill but it can be even more rewarding if they form part of a wider campaign. In a campaign, the players commanding the forces have to make the decisions at the strategic level that determine the context of any battles that occur. The outcome of these battles will, in turn, have strategic consequences for the ongoing campaign. Although campaigns can be very rewarding, many wargamers are deterred by the need to produce maps and devise mechanisms for strategic movement, Intelligence, logistics, recruiting reinforcements, keeping track of casualties etc. Henry Hyde's excellent book greatly eases this task with masses of sound advice, concrete suggestions and even a full set of campaign rules useful for any period up to AD 1900. 'Whatever historical or fantasy setting your prefer, Henry shows that even simple campaigns can add extra fun to your gaming.
Categories: Games & Activities

Spinners Lake

Spinners Lake

But you're Simon's choice.' And that phrase really did comfort Rebecca as she walked down the aisle of St Mark's on her father's arm, feeling horribly exposed in front of all these people. She was Simon's choice, not some high-bred ...

Author: Anna Jacobs

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444714449

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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**The final installment in the beautifully heartwarming Gibson Family series, perfect for fans of 'Call the Midwife', Dilly Court and Catherine Cookson** Lancashire, 1860. In the mill town of Bilsden, Annie Hallam's husband Frederick is dying. On top of that, a spurned suitor of her sister Joanie is determined to have her, whatever the cost. And he is not the only one who wants to harm the Gibson family. Meanwhile, times are hard in Bilsden and unemployment is rife. Annie has to rebuild her life after the worst happens and plans to create Spinners Lake, an extraordinary project that will keep her workers from destitution and assuage her own grief. And then a ghost from her past returns from the American Civil War . . . Can the secret plans that Frederick made for Annie on his deathbed bring her hope and happiness once again? ************** Praise for Anna Jacobs: 'Catherine Cookson fans will cheer!' - Peterborough Evening Telegraph 'Anna Jacobs' books have an impressive grasp of human emotions' - Sunday Times 'Anna Jacobs' books are deservedly popular. She is one of the best writers of Lancashire sagas around' - Historical Novels Reviews
Categories: Fiction

Machine Learning for Decision Sciences with Case Studies in Python

Machine Learning for Decision Sciences with Case Studies in Python

Figure 6.53 represents the decision tree classification based on Fussler and Simon's choice policy. First, a decision tree is constructed based on the root nodes divided between the language attribute and children of the root node ...

Author: S. Sumathi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000590937

Category: Mathematics

Page: 476

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This book provides a detailed description of machine learning algorithms in data analytics, data science life cycle, Python for machine learning, linear regression, logistic regression, and so forth. It addresses the concepts of machine learning in a practical sense providing complete code and implementation for real-world examples in electrical, oil and gas, e-commerce, and hi-tech industries. The focus is on Python programming for machine learning and patterns involved in decision science for handling data. Features: Explains the basic concepts of Python and its role in machine learning. Provides comprehensive coverage of feature engineering including real-time case studies. Perceives the structural patterns with reference to data science and statistics and analytics. Includes machine learning-based structured exercises. Appreciates different algorithmic concepts of machine learning including unsupervised, supervised, and reinforcement learning. This book is aimed at researchers, professionals, and graduate students in data science, machine learning, computer science, and electrical and computer engineering.
Categories: Mathematics

Ebook Managerial Economics and Organizational Architecture

Ebook  Managerial Economics and Organizational Architecture

If they both wait until the board meeting to announce their policy choices, the Nash equilibrium is low leverage ... to propose no new investment.19 Tomoka potentially can affect Simon's choice by committing to propose high leverage.

Author: Brickley

Publisher: McGraw Hill

ISBN: 9780077175306

Category: Business & Economics


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Ebook: Managerial Economics and Organizational Architecture
Categories: Business & Economics

In the Shadow of Organization

In the Shadow of Organization

Indeed , Simon's choice of this interpretation has had important consequences for the theory of administration which resulted . These consequences will become particularly evident as we develop Simon's interpretation of organizational ...

Author: Robert B. Denhardt

Publisher: Studies in Historical Social C

ISBN: IND:30000112053412

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 159

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Drawing upon critical social theorists like Habermas, depth psychologists like Jung, and phenomenologists like Hussert, Denhardts shows how the ethic of organization inhibits the individual's search for meaning and then discusses strategies for enhancing the individual's role. he champions independence, expressiveness, and creativity over discipline, regulation, and obedience.
Categories: Business & Economics