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Title Scientific methods for the treatment of uncertainty in social sciences / Jaime Gil-Aluja, Antonio Terceño-Gómez, Joan Carles Ferrer-Comalat, José M. Merigó-Lindahl, Salvador Linares-Mustarós, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 444 pages) : illustrations
Series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 2194-5357 ; volume 377
Advances in intelligent systems and computing ; v. 377. 2194-5357
Contents Decision Making -- Expert Systems and Forgotten Effects Theory -- Forecasting Models -- Fuzzy Logic and Fuzzy Sets -- Modelling and Simulation Techniques -- Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms -- Optimization and Control
Summary This book is a collection of selected papers presented at the SIGEF conference, held at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Girona (Spain), 06-08 July, 2015. This edition of the conference has been presented with the slogan "Scientific methods for the treatment of uncertainty in social sciences". There are different ways for dealing with uncertainty in management. The book focuses on soft computing theories and their role in assessing uncertainty in a complex world. It gives a comprehensive overview of quantitative management topics and discusses some of the most recent developments in all the areas of business and management in soft computing including Decision Making, Expert Systems and Forgotten Effects Theory, Forecasting Models, Fuzzy Logic and Fuzzy Sets, Modelling and Simulation Techniques, Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms and Optimization and Control
Notes Includes author index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed June 24, 2015)
Subject Uncertainty (Information theory) -- Congresses.
Fuzzy logic -- Congresses.
Soft computing -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Gil Aluja, Jaime, editor
Terceño-Gómez, Antonio, editor
Ferrer-Comalat, Joan Carles, editor
Merigó-Lindahl, José, editor
Linares-Mustarós, Salvador, editor
SIGEF Congress (18th : 2015 : Girona, Catalonia, Spain)
ISBN 3319197037 (print)
3319197045 (electronic bk.)
9783319197036 (print)
9783319197043 (electronic bk.)