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Utility theory for decision making
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A concise yet mathematically complete treatment of modern utility theories that covers nonprobabilistic preference theory, the von Neumann-Morgenstern expected-utility theory and its extensions, and the joint axiomatization of utility and subjective probability. Expand
Condorcet Social Choice Functions
A Condorcet social choice function elects the candidate that beats every other candidate under simple majority when such a candidate exists. Various extensions of Condorcet’s simple majorityExpand
The Theory Of Social Choice
Letter to the Editor - Additive Utilities with Incomplete Product Sets: Application to Priorities and Assignments
  • P. Fishburn
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Oper. Res.
  • 1 June 1967
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A previous paper discusses the notion of additive utilities in the expected-utility context when the set of consequences X can be written as the product of n other sets: X = X1 × X2 × ⋯ × Xn. Expand
Intransitive indifference with unequal indifference intervals
Abstract An interval order is a binary relation ≺ on a set X that is irreflexive and satisfies the condition: if x ≺ y and z ≺ w then x ≺ w or z ≺ y . An interval order is a special kind of strictExpand
TWO‐PIECE VON NEUMANN‐MORGENSTERN UTILITY FUNCTIONS*
Thirty empirically assessed utility functions on changes in wealth or return on investment were examined for general features and susceptability to fits by linear, power, and exponential functions.Expand
Axioms for approval voting: Direct proof
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