Ordinal Utility and Preference Reversal Phenomenon

  • Kazuhisa Takemura


Chapter 1 described that decision-making phenomena are broadly divisible into those under certainty, those under risk, and others under uncertainty. This chapter first introduces the concept of utility used to explain such decision-making phenomena and briefly presents the idea of traditional ordinal utility theory.


Preference Relation Match Problem Weak Order Logical Symbol Cardinal Utility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuhisa Takemura
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyWaseda UniversityTokyoJapan

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