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Master | TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 | QF-EHEA: Second Cycle | EQF-LLL: Level 7 |
Course Code | Course Name | Semester | Theoretical | Practical | Credit | ECTS |
INE5206 | Decision Analysis | Fall | 3 | 0 | 3 | 12 |
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Language of instruction: | English |
Type of course: | Departmental Elective |
Course Level: | |
Mode of Delivery: | Face to face |
Course Coordinator : | |
Recommended Optional Program Components: | N.A. |
Course Objectives: | The aim of the course is to introduce the graphical models used in decision analysis and to provide a set of systematic tools to help the decision maker in giving a decision. |
The students who have succeeded in this course; - Recognize the graphical models used in decision analysis. - Model a given uncertain situation with Bayes networks. - Compute exact and approximate inferences in Bayes networks. - Model a given uncertain decision problem with influence diagrams. - Make inferences in decision networks. - Compute value of information. |
Expected Utility, Causal and Bayesian networks, Exact inference in Bayesian networks, Approximate inference in Bayesian networks, Learning Bayesian networks, Influence and decision networks, Value of information |
Week | Subject | Related Preparation |
1) | Probability review | |
2) | Expected Utility | |
3) | Causal and Bayesian networks | |
4) | Building Bayesian models | |
5) | Exact inference in Bayesian networks | |
6) | Exact inference in Bayesian networks | |
7) | Approximate inference in Bayesian networks | |
8) | Approximate inference in Bayesian networks | |
9) | Midterm | |
10) | Learning Bayesian networks | |
11) | Influence and decision networks | |
12) | Influence and decision networks | |
13) | Value of information | |
14) | Project presentations |
Course Notes / Textbooks: | F.V. Jensen, 2001. Bayesian networks and decision graphs, New York : Springer |
References: | Robert T. Clemen, 1996. Making Hard Decisions: An Introduction to Decision Analysis, 2nd edition, Duxbury Press |
Semester Requirements | Number of Activities | Level of Contribution |
Homework Assignments | 4 | % 10 |
Project | 1 | % 20 |
Midterms | 1 | % 30 |
Final | 1 | % 40 |
Total | % 100 | |
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK | % 40 | |
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK | % 60 | |
Total | % 100 |
Activities | Number of Activities | Workload |
Course Hours | 14 | 42 |
Study Hours Out of Class | 14 | 28 |
Presentations / Seminar | 1 | 10 |
Project | 4 | 40 |
Homework Assignments | 4 | 40 |
Midterms | 1 | 15 |
Final | 1 | 20 |
Total Workload | 195 |
No Effect | 1 Lowest | 2 Low | 3 Average | 4 High | 5 Highest |
Program Outcomes | Level of Contribution |