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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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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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Review
2004
Review
2004
A survey of current continuous nonlinear multi-objective optimization (MOO) concepts and methods is presented. It consolidates… 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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Review
2001
Review
2001
The field of multiple criteria decision analysis (MCDA) - also sometimes termed multiple criteria decision aid, or multiple… Expand
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
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
Review
1953
Review
1953
A. G. E. Pearse is a relative newcomer to the field of histochemistry. He holds an M.D. degree from the University of Cambridge… Expand