Computational Intelligence Paradigms in Economic and Financial Decision Making

  • Marina┬áResta

Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 99)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Theoretical Framework

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Marina Resta
      Pages 21-34
    3. Marina Resta
      Pages 35-45
  3. Applications

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 165-172

About this book


The book focuses on a set of cutting-edge research techniques, highlighting the potential of soft computing tools in the analysis of economic and financial phenomena and in providing support for the decision-making process. In the first part the textbook presents a comprehensive and self-contained introduction to the field of self-organizing maps, elastic maps and social network analysis tools and provides necessary background material on the topic, including a discussion of more recent developments in the field. In the second part the focus is on practical applications, with particular attention paid to budgeting problems, market simulations, and decision-making processes, and on how such problems can be effectively managed by developing proper methods to automatically detect certain patterns. The book offers a valuable resource for both students and practitioners with an introductory-level college math background.


Efficiency of Health Care providers Elastic Maps Financial Hubs Financial Scorecards Portfolio Selection Self Organizing Maps Social Networks Analysis Social Systems Dynamics

Authors and affiliations

  • Marina┬áResta
    • 1
  1. 1.DIECUniversity of GenovaGenovaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-21439-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-21440-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4394
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-4408
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