All articles for the topic: Decision theory

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Identifying Salient Drivers of Livelihood Decision-Making in the Forest Communities of Cameroon

Abstract

This paper describes a participatory and collaborative process for formalising qualitative data, using research from southeast Cameroon, how these results can provide input to an...

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Understanding the decision making context

This presentation summarizes the survey and interview responses on decision-making and decision-support tools (DSTs) for health and environmental change in the context of the Healthy Futures project

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Module: AHP

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ADx Greater Banjul Area

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ADx is a decision support tool to screen adaptation options. Users are able to access several methods to select the most appropriate...

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AHP

Background

Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) is  a type of multi-criteria assessment (MCA) technique for analyzing complex decisions. It was developed in the early 1980s to help decision-makers...

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mDSS

Introduction

mDSS, part of the NetSyMoD approach for the assessment of and decision support for natural resources management, is an original software application, developed since circa. 2001, that...

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MCA

MCA is a well-known method (or more accurately, family of methods) for evaluation of alternatives according to multiple decision criteria.

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ADM Tools Guide

Purpose of this guide

This user guide will give you an introduction to the subject of adaptation decision-making tools. It is intended for the newcomer to this area. At the bottom of the page we...

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Training

Short course training: Robust decision making and uncertainty Module: Adaptation planning
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Adaptation Decision Making METHODS

This article aims to provide guidance on the best methods for decision screening, exploring many different decision making methods.

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Involving Stakeholders

Stakeholder participation can be used to democratise science and empower citizens, to inform policy making and to advise decision-making processes.

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ADx Objectives

The potential users of the ADx will be analysts or engineers working for decision makers such as donor agencies or policy makers. The decision analysis cycle between a decision maker and decision...

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ADx Design

Schematic diagram of ADx.

The schematic diagram explains the overall pictures of ADx. As shown in the diagram, the main components are namely:

Potential...
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ADx Methods

Forecasting, scenarios, and hope (Postma, Liebl 2005 p. 166)

Decision making models can be categorised by many dimensions such as qualitative-quantitative,...

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Process

CIRCE Foundation Paper - part 3: Adaptation as a Socio-Instiutional Learning Process

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ADx User Guide

A background to the further development of Climate ADx

The Climate Adaptation Options Explorer was conceived as a decision support tool to screen adaptation options and...

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Robust Decision-Making

Under deep uncertainty, decision-makers need to select robust rather than best options. However, when the future is characterised by uncertainty, a focus on best options may carry significant risks.

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SMCE-NAIADE

Novel approach to imprecise assessment and decision environments (NAIADE) / Social Multi−Criteria Evaluation process (SMCE) method 

Naiade is a multi-criteria assessment (MCA) method able...

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Bottom-up tools

Using a series of criteria of analysis, this review aims at assessing the conditions of applicability of tools that support adaptation decision-making using a bottom-up approach.

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Adaptation tools review

Several tools have been developed to support climate adaptation decision-making over the past decade. This pages offers a review of them.

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Adaptation planning

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.

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Module: Adaptation planning

This module aims at building understanding on robust decision making to deal with uncertainty. It also includes approaches and different methods that could be used for adaptation screening. It has...

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XLRM Conceptual Diagram (Lempert et. al., 2003)

XLRM framework

RAND corporation has been developing a tool to carry out robust decision making as an example of computational multi-scenario simulation.

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Short course training: Robust decision making and uncertainty

A short course training module on robust decision making and uncertainty.

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