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Descriptor English: Decision Theory
Descriptor Spanish: Teoría de las Decisiones
Descriptor teoría de decisiones
Scope note: Teoría teórica que utiliza un grupo de constructos relacionados para describir o prescribir de qué modo los individuos o grupos de personas eligen un modo de actuación cuando afrontan varias alternativas y una cantidad de conocimiento variable sobre los determinantes y los desenlaces de dichas alternativas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Teoria da Decisão
Descriptor French: Théorie de la décision
Entry term(s): Decision Theories
Theories, Decision
Theory, Decision
Tree number(s): G17.162
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003662
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.
Public MeSH Note: 80
History Note: 80
Related: Operations Research MeSH
DeCS ID: 23211
Unique ID: D003662
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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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