Decision Making with Insight: Includes Insight.xla 2.0, Volume 1

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Thomsom ; Brooks/Cole, 2003 - Business & Economics - 360 pages
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Dr. Sam Savage, who's recognized as a leading innovator in management science education, provides the most hands-on , practical introduction to methods of decision making. This book and accompanying suite of Excel add-ins for quantitative analysis covers Monte Carlo simulation, decision trees, queuing simulations, optimization, Markov chains, and forecasting. The Insight add-ins have been developed over several years by the author.

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Although a bit dated at this point, the book has solid material covering analytical modeling, uncertainties, forecasting, decision trees and optimization. The chapters have parallel paths for using ... Read full review

Contents

Random Variables
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Functions of Random Variables
56
Uncertainties That Evolve Over Time lll
111
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Sam Savage is the author of the bestseller Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife, an American Library Association Notable Book and Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award finalist. A native of South Carolina, Savage holds a PhD in philosophy from Yale University, was once an editor of a literary quarterly, and now lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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