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Introduction to Decision Analysis

MS&E
152
Instructors
Wang, R. (TA)
Liu, S. (TA)
Wang, Z. (TA)
Shachter, R. (PI)
Section Number
1
How to make good decisions in a complex, dynamic, and uncertain world. People often make decisions that on close examination they regard as wrong. Decision analysis uses a structured conversation based on actional thought to obtain clarity of action in a wide variety of domains. Topics: distinctions, possibilities and probabilities, relevance, value of information and experimentation, relevance and decision diagrams, risk attitude. Prerequisites: high school algebra and basic spreadsheet skills.
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
GER:DB-EngrAppSci, WAY-AQR, WAY-FR
Units
3-4
Academic Career
Undergraduate
Course Tags
International and National Security Policy
Advanced Policy Analysis
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring
Section Days
Tuesday Thursday
Start Time
9:00 AM
End Time
10:20 AM
Location
300-300