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Book Information:

Author: R. Aris

Title: Mathematical modelling techniques

Additional book information: Research Notes Mathematics, no. 24, Pitman, London-San Francisco-Melbourne, 1979, x + 191 pp., $15.00.

**1.**K. J. Arrow,*Social choice and individual values*, 2nd ed., John Wiley, New York, 1963. MR**39976****2.**Edward A. Bender,*An introduction to mathematical modeling*, John Wiley & Sons, New York-Chichester-Brisbane, 1978. A Wiley-Interscience Publication. MR**478498****3.**H. M. Blalock, Jr.,*Theory construction: from verbal to mathematical formulation*, Prentice-Hall, Englewood, N. J., California, 1969.**4.**R. Haberman,*Mathematical models: mechanical viberation, Population dynamics, and traffic flow*, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N. J., 1977. MR**441202****5.**J. M. Hammersley,*Maxims for manipulators*, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 9 (1973), 276-280.**6.**J. M. Hammersley,*Poking about for the vital juices of mathematical research*, Bull. Inst Math. Appl. 10 (1974), 235-247.**7.**C. C. Lin and L. A. Segal,*Mathematics applied to deterministic problems in the natural sciences*, MacMillan, New York, 1974.**8.**D. P. Maki and M. Thompson,*Mathematical models and applications: with emphasis on the social, life and management sciences*, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N. J., 1973. MR**366359****9.**N. R. Miller,*Logrolling, vote trading, and the paradox of voting: a game theoretic overview*, Public Choice 30 (1977), 51-75.**10.**The National Research Council's Committee on Support of Research in the Mathematical Sciences, eds.,*The Mathematical Sciences*, M.I.T. Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1969.**11.**M. Olinick,*An introduction to mathematical models in the social and life sciences*, Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass., 1978.**12.**W. H. Riker and S. J. Brams,*The Paradox of vote trading*, American Political Science Review 67 (1973), 1235-1247.**13.**F. Roberts,*Discrete mathematical models: with applications to social biological, and environmental problems*, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N. J., 1976.**14.**T. L. Saaty and F. J. Wegl,*The spirit and the uses of the mathematical sciences*, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1969.**15.**E. M. Uslaner and J. R. Davis,*The paradox of vote trading: effects of decision rules and voting strategies on externalities*, American Political Science Review 69 (1975), 929-942.

Review Information:

Reviewer: Daniel P. Maki

Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.

**3**(1980), 766-770

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1980-14815-6