Decision Analysis

Community Website: decision-analysis.society.informs.org

About the Community

Purpose: The society promotes the development and use of logical methods for the improvement of decision making in public and private enterprise. Such methods include models for decision making under conditions of uncertainty or multiple objectives; techniques of risk analysis and risk assessment; experimental and descriptive studies of decision-making behavior; economic analysis of competitive and strategic decisions; techniques for facilitating decision-making by groups; and computer modeling software and expert systems for decision support. Members include practitioners, educators, and researchers with backgrounds in engineering, business, economics, statistics, psychology, and other social and applied sciences.

Approximate Membership: 1,150
Conference: Annual
Prizes: Frank P. Ramsey Medal; Decision Analysis Publication Award; Student Paper Award
Publications: Decision Analysis Today – published three times per year, normally in March, August, and December

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