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Eventological Theory of Decision-Making


  • Vorobyev, Oleg Yu.
  • Goldblatt, Joe Jeff
  • Finkel, Rebecca


The eventological theory of decision-making, the theory of event-based decision-making is a theory of decision-making based on eventological principles and using results of mathematical eventology [1]; a theoretical basis of the practical eventology [2, 3, 4]. The beginnings of this theory which have arisen from event-based representation of the reasonable subject and his decisions in the form of eventological distributions (E-distributions) of sets of events [5] and which are based on the eventological H-theorem [6] are offered. The illustrative example of the eventological decision-making by the reasonable subject on his own event-based behaviour in the financial or share market is considered.

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  • Vorobyev, Oleg Yu. & Goldblatt, Joe Jeff & Finkel, Rebecca, 2008. "Eventological Theory of Decision-Making," MPRA Paper 15619, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:15619

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    eventology; event-based decision-making; eventological H-theorem;

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    • D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
    • C0 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General
    • G0 - Financial Economics - - General

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