12. Decision Making

  1. Roger Remington,
  2. Deborah Boehm-Davis and
  3. Charles Folk

Published Online: 28 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118393758.ch12

Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems

Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems

How to Cite

Remington, R., Boehm-Davis, D. and Folk, C. (2012) Decision Making, in Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118393758.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470548752

Online ISBN: 9781118393758

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Keywords:

  • decision making and rational analysis;
  • characteristics and decision making;
  • action selection in decision making;
  • decision rule and Bayes' theorem;
  • bias and insensitivity to base rate information

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anatomy of a Decision

  • Normative Approaches to Decision Making

  • Nonoptimality of Human Decisions

  • Cognitive Approaches to Decision Making

  • Heuristics in Human Decisions

  • Other Influences on Decision Making

  • Process Models of Human Decision Making

  • Naturalistic Decision Making

  • Relationship between Decision-Making Models and Systems Engineering

  • Summary

  • References