2 edition of **Additively separable representations on non-convex sets** found in the catalog.

Additively separable representations on non-convex sets

U. Segal

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Published
**1991**
by Dept. of Economics and Institute for Policy Analysis, University of Toronto in Toronto
.

Written in English

- Utility theory -- Mathematical models

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 12.

Statement | by Uzi Segal. |

Series | Working paper series / Dept. of Economics and Institute for Policy Analysis, University of Toronto -- no. 9119, Working paper series (University of Toronto. Institute for Policy Analysis) -- no. 9119 |

Contributions | University of Toronto. Institute for Policy Analysis. |

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LC Classifications | HB201 .S468 1991 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 12 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 12 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18236045M |

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This paper proves sufficient conditions under which a completely separable order on non-convex sets can be represented by an additively separable function. The two major requirements are that indifference curves are connected and that intersections of the domain of the order with parallel-to-the-axes hyperplanes are connected.

JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC THE () Additively Separable Representations on Non-convex Sets UZI SEGAL* Department of Economics, University of Toronto, St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada MSS ]Al Received ; revised May 6, This paper proves sufficient conditions under which a completely separable order on non-convex sets can be Cited by: Corrections.

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Additive utility theory under certainty. When the utility is additively separable, this means that there exists some kind of independence between the attributes, and this independence makes the elicitation of the utility much easier to perform.

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Let M and N be two indifference curves of U* (see fig. Since U* is a transformation of an additively separable function, points 1 and 6 are on the U.

Segal, Separability of the quasi concave closure x2 4 1 2 3 7 N Pig. 1 same indifference curve of U*. The slope of this curve, which is a straight line, equals the value of ui'/u2' at point : Uzi Segal. Additively separable representations on non-convex sets, Journal ofEconomicTheory, 56 (), 89– Mixture symmetry and quadratic utility functions, (with Chew S.H.

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(), Relative Changes and Economic Indices, Licensiate Thesis in Statistics, University of Helsinki, : W. Diewert. Non-convex sets with k-means and hierarchical clustering. Bad mouthing old friends.

“K-means can’t handle non-convex sets”. A non-convex set. Convex sets: In Euclidean space, an object is convex if for every pair of points within the object, every point on the straight line segment that joins them is also within the object. Uzi Segal's research while affiliated with Warwick Business School and Additively separable representations on non-convex sets which a completely separable order on non-convex sets can be.

Decomposable Choice under Uncertainty. Additively separable representations on non-convex sets This paper proves sufficient conditions under which a completely separable order on non. A circle in the plane is, maybe, as non-convex as you can get, in that there are no two points in the circle that can be joined by a line that lays inside of the circle.

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