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Mathematical Models in the Social Sciences

Publisher: 
The MIT Press
Number of Pages: 
154
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22.00
ISBN: 
978-0262610308
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Thursday, June 21, 2007
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Yes
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John Kemeny and J. Laurie Snell
Publication Date: 
1978
Format: 
Paperback
Category: 
Monograph
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Preface
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I On the Methodology of Mathematical Models
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II Preference Rankings - An Axiomatic Approach 9
III Ecology - Two Dynamic Models 24
IV Market Stability - A Dynamic Model 35
V A Markov Chain Model in Sociology 54
VI Stabilization of Money Flow - An Application of Discrete Potential Theory 66
VII Branching Processes 78
VIII Organization Theory - Applications of Graph Theory 95
IX Optimal Scheduling - A Problem in Dynamic Programming 109
Appendixes
A A Fixed Point Theorem 123
B Utility Functions 125
C Finite Markov Chains 128
D Generating Functions 132
E A Combinatorial Lemma 134
F Functions of Two Variables 138
Index
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