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DEFINITE (2-Volume Set): A System to Support Decisions on a Finite Set of Alternatives, User Manual

Handbook / Manual

Series: Environment & Management

By: R Janssen and M Van Herwijnen

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Floppy Disk | Dec 1994 | #37970 | ISBN: 0792326962
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NHBS Price: £2,018.75 $2599/€2214 approx

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2-volume manual plus software package. DEFINITE is a software package that improves the quality of environmental decision-making by structuring the decision-making process, providing full information, and allowing the exploration of all the options by the use of `what if?' scenarios. The complete package comprises: the book Multi-objective Decision Support for Environmental Management, the DEFINITE user manual, the DEFINITE software package, and a help desk for user support.


Part 1 Getting Started; Setting Up DEFINITE. Tutorial. Part 2 Reference Manual: Procedures of the Main Menu and Utilities. Problem Definition Procedures. Problem Presentation Procedures. Problem Evaluation Procedures. Sensitivity Analysis Procedures. Report Generation. Part 3 Examples from the Practice of Environmental Decision Making. Introduction to the Examples. The Forest and Timber Inquiry in Australia. Soil Conservation in Maphutseng, Lesotho. Environmental Effects of Electricity Production in the Netherlands. Siting Nuclear Plants in the Netherlands. Appendix: Technical Manual.

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