Accession Number : ADA105119


Title :   Current Scientific Approaches to Decision Making in Complex Systems: 3. Volume 1. Conference Proceedings. Third Conference, Richmond, Surrey, England, 6-8 August 1978


Descriptive Note : Research note


Corporate Author : SYSTEM RESEARCH LTD RICHMOND (UNITED KINGDOM)


Personal Author(s) : Pask, Gordon ; Robinson, Mike


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a105119.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1980


Pagination or Media Count : 129


Abstract : The Third Richmond Conference centered on foundational problems in decision-making. The conference is reported in two volumes. Volume I contains an overview of each of the major papers presented, with the author's commentary and the discussion by conference participants, plus several general discussions. Volume II (ARI Research Note 80-11) provides the major papers themselves: Observable Components of the Decision Process and a Revised Theoretical Position, by Gordon Pask; Decision Making as an Event-Search: Traffic on a Multidimensional Structure, by R. H. Atkin; Decision: Foundation and Practice, by Brian R. Gaines; Competing Modes of Cognition and Communication in Simulated and Self-Reflective Systems, by Stein Braten; On the Spontaneous Emergence of Decision Making Constraints in Communicating Hierarchical Systems by John S. Nicolis; and also a paper by Maria Nowakowska on a new model of decision under risk.


Descriptors :   *DECISION MAKING , *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN) , *RESEARCH MANAGEMENT , COMPUTERS , CONFERENCING(COMMUNICATIONS) , GROUP DYNAMICS , HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING , INDIVIDUALIZED TRAINING , LEARNING , MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS , SYMPOSIA , UNITED KINGDOM , VERBAL BEHAVIOR


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Psychology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE