Accession Number:

AD0668259

Title:

MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING AND ECONOMIC ANTHROPOLOGY.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. no. 1, 1 Jan 67-30 May 68, on Comparative Econometrics Project,

Corporate Author:

TEXAS UNIV AUSTIN DEPT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-04-24

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

The document presents 1 A brief introduction to mathematical programming and the theory of convex bodies for economic anthropologists 2 A discussion of decision making under certainty, risk, and uncertainty 3 A review of several algorithms for economic decision problems 4 A general discussion of the diet problem and transportation method of linear programming 5 A game theory and linear programming analysis of a Jamaican decision problem 6 A linear programming analysis of agricultural decision processes and 7 A general discussion of one-person games against nature. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE