Decision theory emerged from the requirements of diverse fields of human activity such as medicine, gambling, politics, warfare, economics and finance, and engineering. Perhaps this is the reason for the terminological diversity that sometimes impedes not only mutual understanding between specialists in different fields but also the development of decision theory itself. In this sense, control theory has been more fortunate, for its terminology turned out to be common to many spheres of its application.
KeywordsPreference Relation Matrix Model Decision Theory Effect Mechanism Decision System
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