CE361 - Lecture 08 - 2/5/2009 Computer Aided Negotiation in...

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2/5/2009 1 Computer Aided Negotiation in Water Management: The Why Behind What Hydrologics Does and How We Do It Daniel P. Sheer, President Hydrologics, Inc. http://www.hydrologics.net/index.html Friday, February 6, 1:25-2:15pm 207 Sackett Building Abstract: HydroLogics Inc. is a small firm that helps to manage a substantial fraction of the nation's water resources. All of those resources serve large numbers of parties and interests in an even larger number of ways. Managing the resource effectively involves developing strategies, policies, laws, regulations, and operating rules that achieve an acceptable balance of multiple and often conflicting objectives. HydroLogics uses computer models and optimization techniques to help design and negotiate solutions to management problems Our role is often a help design and negotiate solutions to management problems. Our role is often a combination of engineering, mediation, and facilitation. The talk will describe what we do, the techniques we use, and the theoretical underpinnings of our combination of providing support for developing solutions while serving as a neutral facilitator. Bio: Dan Sheer is the President Hydrologics with expertise in water supply systems evaluation, hydroelectric systems evaluation, computer-aided dispute resolution, and water markets. He also been an active participant in creating new
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2009 for the course CE 361 taught by Professor Wagener during the Spring '09 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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CE361 - Lecture 08 - 2/5/2009 Computer Aided Negotiation in...

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