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Thinking for decisions

C. West Churchman

Thinking for decisions

deductive quantitative methods

by C. West Churchman

  • 114 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by SRA in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decision making -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    StatementC. West Churchman, Leonard Auerbach, Simcha Sadan.
    ContributionsAuerbach, Leonard, joint author., Sadan, Simcha, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD69.D4 C49
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 445 p. :
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5066952M
    ISBN 10057418225X
    LC Control Number74034494

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