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Utility

Known as: Util, Utility of consumption, Utility Function 
In economics, utility is a measure of preferences over some set of goods and services. The concept is an important underpinning of rational choice… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
With more renewable energy based distributed generation (DG) units connected to utility power grids, deterioration of power… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
In an increasingly networked world in which information is becoming increasingly actual, how can a system know with certainty… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Utility functions provide a natural and advantageous framework for achieving self-optimization in distributed autonomic computing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Ease of use and usefulness are believed to be fundamental in determining the acceptance and use of various, corporate ITs. These… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Abstract We examine the loss in utility for a consumer who ignores any or all of the following: (1) the multi-period nature of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Two core meanings of "utility" are distinguished. "Decision utility" is the weight of an outcome in a decision. "Experienced… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Three studies examined preferences for outcomes to self and a codisputant. Studies I and 2 estimated social utility functions… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
This paper introduces a class of robust estimators of the parameters of a stochastic utility function. Existing maximum… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
All digitizing methods, as a general rule, record lines with far more data than is necessary for accurate graphic reproduction or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1956
Highly Cited
1956
In the theory of preferences underlying utility theory i t is generally assumed that the indifference relation is transitive, and… Expand
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