Another view of the forest - Parametric factor evaluation

Charles W N Thompson*

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Among less orderly problems are those with various combinations of multiple decision makers (and/or multiple objectives) interacting with characteristics which may be poorly defined and unclearly related. One method that has been applied to a variety of these kinds of problems is referred to as parametric factor evaluation. A summary description of the method is presented together with a brief review of the history of its use in two different settings: government systems acquisition and academic evaluation of proposed research and project designs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)991-996
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989
Event1989 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Part 3 (of 3) - Cambridge, MA, USA
Duration: Nov 14 1989Nov 17 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Hardware and Architecture

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