Best Reference Books – Decision Theory

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Decision Theory subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Decision Theory along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Decision Theory subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Decision Theory" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Statistical Decision Theory: Foundations, Concepts and Methods” by J O Berger
2. “Statistical Decision Theory and Bayesian Analysis” by J O Berger

“Statistical Decision Theory and Bayesian Analysis” Book Review: This book discusses the empiric and hierarchical Bayesian analysis, Bayesian calculation, Bayesian communication and group decision making. New sections such as modern topics such as minimax multivariate estimation (Stein) are also included.

3. “Mathematical Statistics” by T S Ferguson
4. “Multiple Statistical Decision Theory” by S S Gupta and D Huang

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“Multiple Statistical Decision Theory” Book Review: This book discusses the theory and practice of decision-making. The decision rules in the action space with a finite number of elements are the so-called multiple decision procedures. It involves the theory of applied general decision to establish some modified principles that are appropriate for issues in this field. This book will be useful for advanced and graduate students.

5. “Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions” by Dan Ariely
6. “The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams” by Kenneth Blanchard

“The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams” Book Review: This book discusses the concept of teamwork and management. It shows how a team moves from an inconsistent bunch of different individuals to a coherent unit with a common goal. The book also explains the transformation process in four phases-orientation, dissatisfaction, integration and production.

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7. “Semiorders: Properties, Representations, Applications (Theory and Decision Library B)” by Marc Pirlot and P Vincke

“Semiorders: Properties, Representations, Applications (Theory and Decision Library B)” Book Review: This book discusses fields such as psychometrics, economics, decision-making, linguistics and archaeology. It requires structure and the analysis of its basic properties. The book also defines the numerical representations of semiorders, the generalizations of the definition and the aggregation of semiorders to valued relations.

8. “Decision Making: The Brick of Choice: How to make better decisions” by James Newell
9. “Decision Theory and Decision Analysis: Trends and Challenges” by Sixto Ríos

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“Decision Theory and Decision Analysis: Trends and Challenges” Book Review: This book discusses the state-of-the-art surveys of different aspects of decision analysis and utility theory. It requires theoretical contributions, partial beliefs and desires, to decision-making under uncertainty. Unanticipated utility theories and multi-criteria decision strategies are also explained in the book. This book will be useful for artificial intelligence, economics and environmental studies.

10. “Decision Theory and Decision Behaviour” by A Rapoport

“Decision Theory and Decision Behaviour” Book Review: This book discusses the state-of-the-art surveys of different aspects of decision analysis and utility theory. It requires theoretical contributions, partial beliefs and desires, to decision-making under uncertainty. Unanticipated utility theories and multi-criteria decision strategies are also explained in the book. This book will be useful for artificial intelligence, economics and environmental studies.

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