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Capital Account Liberation: Methods and Applications

Capital Account Liberation: Methods and Applications

Ying Yirong, Jeffrey Yi-Lin Forrest
August 01, 2017

Along with the development of economic globalization, many countries have begun to relax their controls on their capital accounts. However, the recent financial crises in Latin American countries as well as the exchange rate crises in Southeast Asian countries have shown that there is major risk...

Introduction to Theory of Control in Organizations

Introduction to Theory of Control in Organizations

Vladimir N. Burkov, Mikhail Goubko, Nikolay Korgin, Dmitry Novikov
July 01, 2017

Introduction to Theory of Control in Organizations explains how methodologies from systems analysis and control theory, including game and graph theory, can be applied to improve organizational management. The theory presented extends the traditional approach to management science by introducing...

Systems Evaluation: Methods, Models, and Applications

Systems Evaluation: Methods, Models, and Applications

Sifeng Liu, Naiming Xie, Chaoqing Yuan, Zhigeng Fang
June 14, 2017

A book in the Systems Evaluation, Prediction, and Decision-Making Series, Systems Evaluation: Methods, Models, and Applications covers the evolutionary course of systems evaluation methods, clearly and concisely. Outlining a wide range of methods and models, it begins by examining the method of...

Measurement Data Modeling and Parameter Estimation

Measurement Data Modeling and Parameter Estimation

Zhengming Wang, Dongyun Yi, Xiaojun Duan, Jing Yao, Defeng Gu
May 31, 2017

Measurement Data Modeling and Parameter Estimation integrates mathematical theory with engineering practice in the field of measurement data processing. Presenting the first-hand insights and experiences of the authors and their research group, it summarizes cutting-edge research to facilitate the...

Theory and Approaches of Unascertained Group Decision-Making

Theory and Approaches of Unascertained Group Decision-Making

Jianjun Zhu
October 12, 2016

Tackling the question of how to effectively aggregate uncertain preference information in multiple structures given by decision-making groups, Theory and Approaches of Unascertained Group Decision-Making focuses on group aggregation methods based on uncertainty preference information. It expresses...

Investment and Employment Opportunities in China

Investment and Employment Opportunities in China

Jeffrey Yi-Lin Forrest, Tao Lixin
November 21, 2014

Presenting the most recent statistical data, Investment and Employment Opportunities in China provides first-of-its-kind coverage of the regional economic, industrial, investment, and employment structures in China. After establishing the theoretical foundation, the rest of the book utilizes the...

Optimization of Regional Industrial Structures and Applications

Optimization of Regional Industrial Structures and Applications

Yaoguo Dang, Sifeng Liu, Yuhong Wang
November 23, 2010

Based on research projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Optimization of Regional Industrial Structures and Applications provides an authoritative introduction to and survey of the cutting-edge research and...

Hybrid Rough Sets and Applications in Uncertain Decision-Making

Hybrid Rough Sets and Applications in Uncertain Decision-Making

Lirong Jian, Sifeng Liu, Yi Lin
September 07, 2010

As a powerful approach to data reasoning, rough set theory has proven to be invaluable in knowledge acquisition, decision analysis and forecasting, and knowledge discovery. With the ability to enhance the advantages of other soft technology theories, hybrid rough set theory is quickly emerging as a...

Irregularities and Prediction of Major Disasters

Irregularities and Prediction of Major Disasters

Yi Lin, Shoucheng OuYang
March 18, 2010

Although scientists have effectively employed the concepts of probability to address the complex problem of prediction, modern science still falls short in establishing true predictions with meaningful lead times of zero-probability major disasters. The recent earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, and...

Theory of Science and Technology Transfer and Applications

Theory of Science and Technology Transfer and Applications

Sifeng Liu, Zhigeng Fang, Hongxing Shi, Benhai Guo
October 19, 2009

Constructive Suggestions for Efficiently Implementing Technology Transfer Theory of Science and Technology Transfer and Applications presents the mechanisms, features, effects, and modes of technology transfer. It addresses the measurement, cost, benefit, optimal allocation, and game theory of...

Grey Game Theory and Its Applications in Economic Decision-Making

Grey Game Theory and Its Applications in Economic Decision-Making

Zhigeng Fang, Sifeng Liu, Hongxing Shi, Yi Lin
August 26, 2009

To make the best decisions, you need the best information. However, because most issues in game theory are grey, nearly all recent research has been carried out using a simplified method that considers grey systems as white ones. This often results in a forecasting function that is far from...

Systemic Yoyos: Some Impacts of the Second Dimension

Systemic Yoyos: Some Impacts of the Second Dimension

Yi Lin
December 22, 2008

A Novel Method to Analyze Problems and Encourage Systemic ThinkingReal-Life Case Studies Illustrate the Application of the Systemic Yoyo Model in Diverse Areas Written by the co-creator of the systemic yoyo model, Systemic Yoyos: Some Impacts of the Second Dimension shows how the yoyo model and its...

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