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Note---Removing a Self-Imposed Restriction in Modelling Hierarchical Decision Processes


  • Timothy W. Ruefli

    (University of Texas at Austin)

  • James Storbeck

    (Ohio State University)


Models of decision-making in multi-level, hierarchical systems in the literature have been restricted to structures where the system is strictly pyramidal in nature. We will show that this restriction has been self-imposed and that existing models can be modified to represent a wide range of nonpyramidal structures.

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  • Timothy W. Ruefli & James Storbeck, 1984. "Note---Removing a Self-Imposed Restriction in Modelling Hierarchical Decision Processes," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 30(3), pages 389-392, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:30:y:1984:i:3:p:389-392

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