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Descriptor in English: Decision Theory
Descriptor in Spanish: Teoría de las Decisiones
Descriptor in Portuguese: Teoria da Decisão
Descriptor in French: Théorie de la décision
Entry term(s): Decision Theories
Theories, Decision
Theory, Decision
Tree number(s): G17.162
Scope note: A theoretical technique utilizing a group of related constructs to describe or prescribe how individuals or groups of people choose a course of action when faced with several alternatives and a variable amount of knowledge about the determinants of the outcomes of those alternatives.
History Note: 80
See also the descriptors: Operations Research MeSH
DeCS UI: 23211
Descriptor UI: D003662
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/05/31
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Decision Theory - Preferred
Concept UI M0005733
Scope note A theoretical technique utilizing a group of related constructs to describe or prescribe how individuals or groups of people choose a course of action when faced with several alternatives and a variable amount of knowledge about the determinants of the outcomes of those alternatives.
Preferred term Decision Theory
Entry term(s) Decision Theories
Theories, Decision
Theory, Decision



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