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Measurement Theory: Volume 7: With Applications to Decisionmaking, Utility, and the Social Sciences Fred S. Roberts

Measurement Theory: Volume 7: With Applications to Decisionmaking, Utility, and the Social Sciences

Fred S. Roberts

Published May 11th 2012
ISBN : 9781139242042
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420 pages
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This book provides an introduction to measurement theory for non-specialists and puts measurement in the social and behavioural sciences on a firm mathematical foundation. Results are applied to such topics as measurement of utility, psychophysicalMoreThis book provides an introduction to measurement theory for non-specialists and puts measurement in the social and behavioural sciences on a firm mathematical foundation. Results are applied to such topics as measurement of utility, psychophysical scaling and decision-making about pollution, energy, transportation and health. The results and questions presented should be of interest to both students and practising mathematicians since the author sets forth an area of mathematics unfamiliar to most mathematicians, but which has many potentially significant applications.