Credit Weight: 0.5 Description: The course entails the study of various tools used in aiding decision-making in forestry. It is based on the framework given in Planning and Decision-Making. Actual case studies are used to introduce the theory, methodology, and application of linear programming, transportation and assignment models, network analysis, game theory, and simulation to forestry problems. The concepts and applications of satisficing and heuristic programming are also introduced. Throughout the course the importance and use of sensitivity analysis will be stressed. Offering: 0-0; 3-0

Natural Resources Management 3212 Decision Support Tools

Credit Weight: 0.5 Description: The course entails the study of various tools used in aiding decision-making in forestry. It is based on the framework given in Planning and Decision-Making. Actual case studies are used to introduce the theory, methodology, and application of linear programming, transportation and assignment models, network analysis, game theory, and simulation to forestry problems. The concepts and applications of satisficing and heuristic programming are also introduced. Throughout the course the importance and use of sensitivity analysis will be stressed. Offering: 0-0; 3-0




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