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A generic feature-driven activity-based cost estimation process

Sheryl Staub-French, Martin Fischer, John Kunz, Boyd Paulson
2003 Advanced Engineering Informatics  
Our tests show that this process enables a software prototype to generate and maintain cost estimates quickly, consistently, and accurately for feature-based product models. q  ...  a project-specific feature-based product model.  ...  A generic feature-driven activity-based cost estimation process So far this paper has presented the need for a formal process to customize activities and resources for a given product model and to create  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1474-0346(03)00017-x fatcat:kcgkxs7aqffeljk2wckjfbxgz4

Review of Cost Estimation Techniques and Their Strategic Importance in the New Product Development Process of Textile Products

Olga Ievtushenko, George L. Hodge
2012 Research Journal of Textile and Apparel  
This work builds a foundation for future research in the field of cost engineering of textile products and can be used by company's executives to become familiar with current cost estimating tools.  ...  Because product price is an important decisive factor which influences customers' purchase behavior, and it is generally established independently as a result of pure competition, the only way to get a  ...  In general, the feature-based costing methodology is based on the assumption that products can be defined as a set of product features.  ... 
doi:10.1108/rjta-16-01-2012-b012 fatcat:47xu5ba3ufg7njnqdk6xvxrnd4

Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing

Robert S. Kaplan, Steven R. Anderson
2003 Social Science Research Network  
With this book, managers can begin to implement a TDABC system and begin to k b d " p g p grow more intensely competitive, lack of good cost information is becoming increasingly dangerous.  ...  Time-Driven ABC shows managers how this new and improved ABC will help control d b "As companies grow more complex and markets costs, prioritize investments, and better manage internal and external service  ...  Anderson fo nded Acorn and pioneered the new Time Driven approach to Activit Based founded Acorn and pioneered the new Time-Driven approach to Activity-Based Costing.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.485443 fatcat:nyambtz2anhlpk4at3r5zeqa4q

Page 254 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 17, Issue 4 [page]

2003 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
R., and Hanna, A. S. (1993). “Factors influencing formwork productivity.’ Can. J. Civ. Eng., 20(1), 144-153. Staub-French, S. (2002). “‘Feature-driven activity-based cost estimating.”  ...  The ontology formally and generally represents cost- estimating knowledge as activities consisting of a (FOAR) tuple where each activity knows when it is required, why resources were assigned to it, and  ... 

Proposed Application of Activity Based Budgeting (ABB) Method in Natural Gas Usage Cost Management on Frits Production (Case Study PT XYZ)

Surya Hadi Kurniawan, Nengzih Nengzih
2020 Saudi Journal of Business and Management Studies  
Activity Based Budgeting (ABB) is a system that is useful for managing the production process by providing deeper insights into production utilization and resource allocation compared to traditional budgeting  ...  The conclusions show that some benefits can be obtained and provide more accurate cost information and non-value added activities, in this case, the reworking, dripping and resmelting processes can be  ...  Value driven planning on activities and business processes that are estimated as the basis for obtaining the necessary resources.  ... 
doi:10.36348/sjbms.2020.v05i12.002 fatcat:xhbgzja7drfoheqhwoffapiasa

An Event-Driven Ultra-Low-Power Smart Visual Sensor

Manuele Rusci, Davide Rossi, Michela Lecca, Massimo Gottardi, Elisabetta Farella, Luca Benini
2016 IEEE Sensors Journal  
A 57.7x system energy saving is reached through the event-driven approach with respect to frame-based processing, on a low-power MCU node.  ...  A 10.6µW low-resolution contrastbased imager featuring internal analog pre-processing is coupled with an energy-efficient quad-core cluster processor that exploits near-threshold computing within a few  ...  To estimate the processing energy cost per frame within our vision application, we model the event-driven execution as running to completion.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsen.2016.2556421 fatcat:iaj6xa3gj5dddmrtz5k5mttxj4

Audio-Visual Target Speaker Enhancement on Multi-Talker Environment using Event-Driven Cameras [article]

Ander Arriandiaga, Giovanni Morrone, Luca Pasa, Leonardo Badino, Chiara Bartolozzi
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In order to overcome this limitation, we propose the use of event-driven cameras and exploit compression, high temporal resolution and low latency, for low cost and low latency motion feature extraction  ...  We use the event-driven optical flow estimation of the facial landmarks as input to a stacked Bidirectional LSTM trained to predict an Ideal Amplitude Mask that is then used to filter the noisy audio,  ...  movements detected by an EDC were used to detect speech activity and enable an auditory-based voice activity detection [24] , for embedded applications that require low computational cost.  ... 
arXiv:1912.02671v2 fatcat:fwlis7jmdbbhpg2l2ezpi2jkhm

Data-Driven Remaining Useful Life Estimation for Milling Process: Sensors, Algorithms, Datasets, and Future Directions

Sameer Sayyad, Satish Kumar, Arunkumar Bongale, Pooja Kamat, Shruti Patil, Ketan Kotecha
2021 IEEE Access  
Figure 19 shows the generalized indirect data-driven TCM process.  ...  In manufacturing or any other industries, the plant has some fixed cost (equipment cost, land, wages, etc.) and variable cost (power, raw material, electricity, etc.) to manufacture a product that generates  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3101284 fatcat:dutkyyqzzbhmxg64scvhuoldly

Activity Based Costing, Time-Driven Activity Based Costing and Lean Accounting: Differences Among Three Accounting Systems' Approach to Manufacturing [chapter]

Carlos Rodriguez Monroy, Azadeh Nasiri, Miguel Ángel Peláez
2013 Annals of Industrial Engineering 2012  
In the first place we are going to present a short overview on background and definition of three accounting systems: Activity Based costing, Time-Driven Activity Based Costing and Lean Accounting.  ...  Comparisons are made based on the three basic roles of information generated by accounting systems: financial reporting, decision making, and operational control and improvement.  ...  In addition, the cost driver, which justifies changing the costs in an activity cost pool over time, is a feature that affects the cost and performance of the activity (Kennedy, 1996) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-5349-8_2 fatcat:bjbqcgz6b5dirgdf2z3oxgrysi

ChoreoGraph: Music-conditioned Automatic Dance Choreography over a Style and Tempo Consistent Dynamic Graph [article]

Ho Yin Au, Jie Chen, Junkun Jiang, Yike Guo
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Second, the beats of the generated motion should be locally aligned to the musical features. And finally, basic choreomusical rules should be observed, and the motion generated should be diverse.  ...  A data-driven learning strategy is proposed to evaluate the aesthetic style and rhythmic connections between music and motion in a progressively learned cross-modality embedding space.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The research was supported by the Theme-based Research Scheme, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong (T45-205/21-N).  ... 
arXiv:2207.07386v1 fatcat:za6nsey3jrgijdaaigqlxvnyma

Cost Estimation Method for Variation Management

S. Mirdamadi, A. Etienne, A. Hassan, J.Y. Dantan, A. Siadat
2013 Procedia CIRP  
The aim is to take into account not only the cost but also the quality (quality-driven activity-based costing) of product.  ...  What is investigated is the adaptability of a modified Activity-Based Costing model in evaluation of cost regarding the activities in different stages of the planning, via the impact of variations and  ...  Cost estimation generalization via Activity-Based Costing A global design approach requires systematic analysis and estimations, justifying the decisions taken from conception to production.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2013.08.011 fatcat:maozx76qg5fgbpxymwnjoo4sfm

Quantitative Framework for Managing Software Life Cycle

Prabhu Babu
2011 The Open Software Engineering Journal  
The value-based framework is proposed as a system of integrated models (such as cost models, productivity models, quality-related models, benefit models, and value-related models) that combine project  ...  The framework is proactive, as it allows to estimate the value-based metrics of a software engineering method in order to monitor it, improve software quality and convince developers and managers that  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors would like to thank the reviewers and the Editor in Chief for their constructive suggestions and comments on a former version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874107x01105010001 fatcat:hhymjeffubbdpe43hu7d7krpvq

Canonical Correlation Analysis for Data Fusion and Group Inferences

Nicolle Correa, Tulay Adali, Yi-Ou Li, Vince Calhoun
2010 IEEE Signal Processing Magazine  
fusion method also adopts a feature-based approach and similarly models the feature data set from each modality as a linear mixture of components with varying levels of activations for different subjects  ...  A feature is a subdata set extracted from one type of data, related to a selected brain activity or structure.  ... 
doi:10.1109/msp.2010.936725 pmid:20706554 pmcid:PMC2919827 fatcat:7hott2iwmbfw3c2ct7gxxk34ra

Balancing Global Customer Needs and Profitability Using a Novel Business Model for New Model Programmes in the Automotive Industry

R. Mills, L.B. Newnes, A. Nassehi
2016 Procedia CIRP  
To achieve this goal, joins between Multi Criteria Decision Analysis, Parametric Cost Estimating and 'Should' Cost Estimating are explored.  ...  is a challenge to establish a structured method to ensure programme and business profitability against the backdrop of a fashion based market.  ...  Bottom-up / 'Should' Cost Estimating This approach to cost estimating starts with the process and material to establish what a designed 'something' should cost.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2016.08.004 fatcat:rkmlll7aknf5vpwmibeoqzwp7y

Controlling Lost Opportunity Costs in Agile Development – The Basic Lost Opportunity Estimation Model for Requirements Scoping [chapter]

Krzysztof Wnuk, David Callele, Even-Andre Karlsson, Björn Regnell
2012 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
The initial BLOEM validation, conducted on a set of 166 features, suggests that the model can valuable input to the feature selection process for a given release, helping to control lost opportunity costs  ...  The Basic Lost Opportunity Estimation Model (BLOEM), based on data from a company that uses an agile-inspired software development model, supports feature selection when the time-dependent business value  ...  However, most techniques rely on accurate market value and effort estimates that can be difficult to generate early in the development process.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30746-1_21 fatcat:pmcduhifnvcurmkizfwtwtcur4
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