Building on previous work of A. Camacho, we give necessary and sufficient conditions for the existence of a cardinal utility function to represent, through summation, a preference relation on sequences of alternatives.

utility theory
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Wakker, P.P. (1986). The Repetitions Approach to Characterize Cardinal Utility. Theory and Decision: an international journal for multidisciplinary advances in decision sciences, 20, 33–40. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/23246