Algorithms to Live by

Algorithms to Live by

[the Computer Science of Human Decisions]

Audiobook CD - 2016
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A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to everyday lives, helping to solve common decision-making problems and illuminate the workings of the human mind
Publisher: Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, [2016]
Copyright Date: ℗2016
ISBN: 9781480560345
Branch Call Number: CD 153.43 C4624A 2016
Characteristics: 10 audio discs (11 hr., 57 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in


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Dec 06, 2016

1) How long do I wait before I make the decision after searching? 37%
2) Exploration vs exploitation; interval of the experiment
3) Regret principle
4) Good enough principle, simplify the testing model by reducing variables
5) Make life of others easier by reducing the complexity of their decision (computational kinder design / zero computational load }
6) With incomplete information, take the path that makes most sense in least amount of time
7) Dealing with a changing world in an explore / exploit dilemma
8) Make assumptions, bias toward a simpler solution
9) trade off the cost of errors against the cost of delays
10) Take chances


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