From the editors

L. Robin Keller*, Ali Abbas, Manel Baucells, Vicki M. Bier, David Budescu, John C. Butler, Philippe Delquie, Jason R. W. Merrick, Ahti Salo, George Wu

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This issue's "From the Editors" column is coauthored with all the associate editors, to emphasize their major role in the leadership of the journal. Our first article is by Samuel E. Bodily and Phillip E. Pfeifer, on "Darden's Luckiest Student: Lessons from a High-Stakes Risk Experiment." In the second article, J. Eric Bickel discusses "Scoring Rules and Decision Analysis Education." Our third article, on "Eliciting Patients' Revealed Preferences: An Inverse Markov Decision Process Approach," is by Zeynep Erkin, Matthew D. Bailey, Lisa M. Maillart, Andrew J. Schaefer, and Mark S. Roberts. Next is Anthony M. Barrett's article on "Cost Effectiveness of On-Site Chlorine Generation for Chlorine Truck Attack Prevention." Our final article is "Paradoxes in Learning and the Marginal Value of Information," by Peter I. Frazier and Warren B. Powell.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327-330
Number of pages4
JournalDecision Analysis
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


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  • behavioral decision making
  • cost-effectiveness
  • decision analysis
  • education
  • experimental
  • design of experiments
  • health care
  • inverse optimization
  • Markov decision processes
  • preference assessment
  • probability assessment
  • quality-adjusted life years
  • risk analysis
  • risk aversion/tolerance
  • scoring rules
  • sequential decision analysis
  • uncertainty
  • utility-preference: estimation
  • value of information
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