Scientific Methods for the Treatment of Uncertainty in Social Sciences by Jaime Gil-AlujaScientific Methods for the Treatment of Uncertainty in Social Sciences by Jaime Gil-Aluja

Scientific Methods for the Treatment of Uncertainty in Social Sciences

byJaime Gil-AlujaEditorAntonio Terceño-g, Joan Carles Ferrer-comalat

Paperback | June 29, 2015

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This book is a collection of selected papers presented at the SIGEF conference, held at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Girona (Spain), 06-08 July, 2015.

This edition of the conference has been presented with the slogan "Scientific methods for the treatment of uncertainty in social sciences". There are different ways for dealing with uncertainty in management. The book focuses on soft computing theories and their role in assessing uncertainty in a complex world.

It gives a comprehensive overview of quantitative management topics and discusses some of the most recent developments in all the areas of business and management in soft computing including Decision Making, Expert Systems and Forgotten Effects Theory, Forecasting Models, Fuzzy Logic and Fuzzy Sets, Modelling and Simulation Techniques, Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms and Optimization and Control. The book might be of great interest for anyone working in the area of management and business economics and might be especially useful for scientists and graduate students doing research in these fields.

Title:Scientific Methods for the Treatment of Uncertainty in Social SciencesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:444 pagesPublished:June 29, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319197037

ISBN - 13:9783319197036

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Table of Contents

Decision Making.- Expert Systems and Forgotten Effects Theory.- Forecasting Models.- Fuzzy Logic and Fuzzy Sets.- Modelling and Simulation Techniques.- Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms.- Optimization and Control.