Table of contents for The science of decision making : a problem-based approach using Excel / by Eric V. Denardo.


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Preface.
INTRODUCTION.
The Science of Decision Making.
Getting Started with Spreadsheets.
USING LINEAR PROGRAMS.
Analyzing Solutions of Linear Programs.
A Survey of Linear Programs.
Networks.
Integer Programs.
PROBABILITY FOR DECISION MAKING.
Introduction to Probability Models.
Discrete Random Variables.
Decision Trees and Generalizations.
Utility Theory and Decision Analysis.
Continuous Random Variables.
STOCHASTIC SYSTEMS.
Inventory.
Markov Chains.
Queueing.
Simulation.
GAME THEORY.
Game Theory.
SOLVING LINEAR PROGRAMS.
Solving Linear Equations.
The Simplex Method.
Duality.
Appendix: Note on Excel.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Microsoft Excel for Windows, Electronic spreadsheets, Decision making