MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING AND ECONOMIC ANTHROPOLOGY.
Technical rept. no. 1, 1 Jan 67-30 May 68, on Comparative Econometrics Project,
TEXAS UNIV AUSTIN DEPT OF ANTHROPOLOGY
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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
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