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A qualitative discriminant process for scoring and ranking in group support systems

Noel Bryson, Ojelanki K. Ngwenyama, Ayodele Mobolurin
1994 Information Processing & Management  
In this article, we present a new, conceptual approach, the qualitative discriminant process, for scoring and ranking in GSS. This approach is based on well-established decision analysis techniques.  ...  One area of support that is often desired is the scoring and ranking of alternatives on qualitative/subjective domains.  ...  Acknowledgements-The authors wish to thank the referees for their constructive comments, David Blair and Steve Kimbrough for comments on early drafts, and Poppy McLeod and Kalle Lyytinen for assistance  ... 
doi:10.1016/0306-4573(94)90052-3 fatcat:73a4yfak5jbljpzpesij5jfanm

Eliciting and mapping qualitative preferences to numeric rankings in group decision making

Ojelanki K Ngwenyama, Noel Bryson
1999 European Journal of Operational Research  
One area of team support that is often desired is the scoring and ranking of decision alternatives on qualitative/subjective domains, and the aggregation of individual preferences into group preferences  ...  for dealing with a large number of decision alternatives.  ...  Conclusions We have presented a qualitative discriminant process for scoring and ranking in groupware. The QDP addresses four major limitations of current systems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0377-2217(98)00081-2 fatcat:5zx3d2e3ljhwdhyh55gml6nhmm

Discrimination level of students ratio, number of students per faculty member and article scores indicators according to place of Turkish universities in international ranking systems

Ouml ZKAN Metin
2016 Educational Research and Reviews  
Classification results are analyzed, a total of 10 universities in the A group, 9 (90%), a total of 15 universities in the B group, 10 (66.7%) and, finally, a total of 26 universities in the C group and  ...  The data were divided into three groups to international university ranking the top 500 (group A), 500 to 1000 (group B), and 1000 and 1500 (group C).  ...  As shown in, PhD student ratio and the article scores of universities" averages decrease from Group A to Group C.  ... 
doi:10.5897/err2015.2546 fatcat:vofilnssrbejboluzxahb7ek5u

Assessing the Utility of Mobile Computing Devices at Work: the Information Processing Support Index Framework

Xiang Guo, Brian J. Reithel
2014 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
In this paper, we proposed a new construct, the Information Processing Support Index (IPSI), to capture how well these devices support employees' job-required information processing activities.  ...  The instrument yields scores that measure perceptions about mobile devices' capabilities and job requirements in terms of the two major types of information processing activities at work: content generation  ...  devices with a variety of operating systems.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/GuoR14 fatcat:hx23rvsalzcqbbahwjfu5kltwe

Australian Managed Fund Ratings and Individual Investors

Paul Gerrans
2004 Australian Journal of Management  
There does not appear to be discrimination in the use of rating providers by investors.  ...  A survey of individual retail investors suggests information source and selection criteria constructs are more useful in explaining the role of ratings than an approach based solely on expectations of  ...  Another key feature of this cluster is that it has the lowest score for ratings/rankings. Multiple Discriminant Analysis (MDA) was used to confirm the significant differences between the groups.  ... 
doi:10.1177/031289620402900111 fatcat:u5ttzsv4lfgzrgahg2qfpv3xcq

Interviewers' Experiences with Two Multiple Mini-Interview Scoring Methods Used for Admission to a Master of Physical Therapy Programme

Ina van der Spuy, Angela Busch, Julia Bidonde
2016 Physiotherapy Canada  
rank-based scoring system (RBS; used from 2007 to 2013) and a criterion-based scoring system (CBS; tested in 2014).  ...  Results: One major theme, scoring systems, and two sub-themes, CBS and RBS, emerged across all data.  ...  The ranking of a mediocre student among a group of strong students would result in a low score as compared to ranking a mediocre student among a group of weaker candidates.  ... 
doi:10.3138/ptc.2015-24e pmid:27909365 pmcid:PMC5125486 fatcat:qjihu4mbl5c7rd42exsvnxtulu

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1994 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
(JP) 9406197 A qualitative discriminant process for scoring and ranking in group support systems. N. Bryson, O. K. Ngwenyama and A. Mobolurin.  ...  Presents a new conceptual approach, the qualitative discriminant process, for scoring and ranking in GSS. This approach is based on well-established decision analysis techniques.  ... 

Multiple criteria data envelopment analysis for full ranking units associated to environment impact assessment

Ming Yan Zhao, Chun Tian Cheng, Kwok Wing Chau, Gang Li
2006 International Journal of Environment and Pollution  
MCDEA is divided into two-stage for fully ranking units and each unit has multiple inputs and outputs.  ...  In the first stage, a qualitative method is applied to compare the qualitative performance of alternatives.  ...  (2000) outlined an AHP/DEA ranking model based on a two-stage process. In calculating the efficiency, all input and output data had to be known exactly.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijep.2006.011222 fatcat:f3llbt7b7nbx7claq5aw2rzpji

Qualitative discrimination of Chinese dianhong black tea grades based on a handheld spectroscopy system coupled with chemometrics

Jing Huang, Guangxin Ren, Yemei Sun, Shanshan Jin, Luqing Li, Yujie Wang, Jingming Ning, Zhengzhu Zhang
2020 Food Science & Nutrition  
A partial least-squares discriminant analysis (PLS-DA) and support vector machine (SVM) algorithms were applied for the establishment of the grading discrimination models based on near-infrared spectroscopy  ...  This study demonstrated that the handheld system combined with a suitable chemometric and feature information selection method could successfully be used for the rapid and efficient discrimination of CDBT  ...  | CON CLUS ION In this study, a developed handheld NIRS system combined with chemometric tools was presented for the rapid discrimination of CDBT discrimination method has a high potential in the identification  ... 
doi:10.1002/fsn3.1489 pmid:32328268 pmcid:PMC7174226 fatcat:rhnedbed6fawnhlpagritsj43a

Measuring partnership synergy and functioning: Multi-stakeholder collaboration in primary health care

Ekaterina Loban, Cathie Scott, Virginia Lewis, Jeannie Haggerty, Kathleen Finlayson
2021 PLoS ONE  
Ranking by partnership scores was compared with independent ranks based on a qualitative evaluation of the partnerships' development. 55 (90%) questionnaires were returned.  ...  in measuring complex and evolving collaborative processes.  ...  Mary's Hospital Centre, for sharing her statistical expertise and Christine Beaulieu, former IMPACT Research Coordinator, for her support throughout this study.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0252299 pmid:34048481 fatcat:stwuv6ashjejflskvs556qltum

The Study Of New National Institutional Ranking System Using Abcd Framework

Sreeramana Aithal
2016 Zenodo  
In this paper we have analyzed "National Institutional Ranking System" for higher educational institutions as a novel performance evaluation system using our recently developed analyzing framework called  ...  The framework has also given weightage to the sports and extra-curricular facilities available in the campuses of universities, which supports on overall development of students in a university.  ...  In this paper we have analyzed the various features of "National Institutional Ranking System" for higher educational institutions as a new system using our recently developed business model & concept  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.161077 fatcat:jbf25ybcqrathh4candbp4i5um

Object tracking based on an online learning network with total error rate minimization

Se-In Jang, Kwontaeg Choi, Kar-Ann Toh, Andrew Beng Jin Teoh, Jaihie Kim
2015 Pattern Recognition  
Our qualitative and quantitative experiments on 16 public video sequences show convincing performances in terms of tracking accuracy and computational efficiency over competing state-of-the-art algorithms  ...  For self-adaptation, an automatic updating scheme and extraction of training samples are proposed to adjust to system changes online.  ...  group in ranking, þ : low group in ranking.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.patcog.2014.07.020 fatcat:fvrcftlnqnfmbbbzwvmqju24oa

Objective scoring vs. Clinical evaluation of the Bender-Gestalt

Eugene B. Nadler, Steven L. Fink, Franklin C. Shontz, Robert W. Brink
1959 Journal of Clinical Psychology  
, a simple ranking technique is as reliable and valid as the more elaborate and time consuming Pascal-Suttell scoring system.  ...  Neither method of evaluation discriminated beyond chance between the diagnosed brain-damaged and non-brain-damaged groups.  ... 
doi:10.1002/1097-4679(195901)15:1<39::aid-jclp2270150107>;2-a pmid:13611058 fatcat:cxxtbwk6dfaabn6kwmxny4m3ey

Validity, Reliability and Equivalence of Parallel Examinations in a University Setting

Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Justin Walls, Craig Zimitat
2012 Creative Education  
The established QA processes for assessment in the school provided a strong basis for the generation of multiple sources of data to support arguments for the validity of examinations.  ...  A key issue to address in the design and implementation of any assessment system is ensuring its reliability and validity.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank Dr Lisa Foa (the Unit Co-ordinator) and all the teaching staff who participated in developing the assessment items.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ce.2012.326140 fatcat:27zlzt53sfff7n2p7d4nvwryeq

Prioritizing Zoonoses: A Proposed One Health Tool for Collaborative Decision-Making

Cassidy Logan Rist, Carmen Sofia Arriola, Carol Rubin, Tara C. Smith
2014 PLoS ONE  
The outcome of this process is a ranked disease list that both human and animal sectors can support for collaborative surveillance, laboratory capacity enhancement, or other identified activities.  ...  The tool is described in a five-step process and its utility is demonstrated for the reader.  ...  Author Contributions Conceived and designed the experiments: CLR CSA CR. Analyzed the data: CLR CSA CR. Wrote the paper: CLR CSA CR.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109986 pmid:25302612 pmcid:PMC4193859 fatcat:kgwtwnotdnd2jpqiskm3em7pcm
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