By Kenneth R. Hammond (auth.), Jeryl L. Mumpower, Ortwin Renn, Lawrence D. Phillips, V. R. R. Uppuluri (eds.)
This quantity is an outgrowth of a NATO complicated learn Workshop on "Expert Judgment and professional Systems," held in Porto, Portugal, August 1986. help for the Workshop used to be supplied by means of the NATO department of medical Affairs, the U.S. military study Institute, and the U.S. nationwide technological know-how beginning. The Workshop introduced jointly researchers from the fields of psychology, choice research, and synthetic intelligence. the needs have been to evaluate similarities, variations, and complementarities one of the 3 ways to the examine of specialist judgment; to guage their relative strengths and weaknesses; and to suggest ecocnomic linkages among them. all the papers within the current quantity is directed towards a number of of these objectives. we want to convey our appreciation and due to the subsequent individuals for his or her help and assistance: John Adams, Vincent T. Covello, Luis da Cunha, Claire Jeseo, B. Michael Kantrowitz, Margaret Lally, Judith Orasanu, R. M. Rodrigues, and Sandor P. Schuman.