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Modelling with Self-Organising Maps and Data Envelopment Analysis: a Case Study in Educational Evaluation [chapter]

Lidia Angulo, Luiz Biondi, Luana Carneiro, Fernando do Valle Silva Andrade, Joao Carlos Correia Baptista Soares de Mello, Pedro Henrique Gouvea Coelho
2011 Self Organizing Maps - Applications and Novel Algorithm Design  
In order to perform this evaluation, we will use a non parametric technique known as Data Envelopment Analysis -DEA.  ...  Envelopment Analysis: A Case Study in Educational Evaluation  ...  Modelling with Self-Organising Maps and Data Envelopment Analysis: a Case Study in Educational Evaluation, Self Organizing Maps -Applications and Novel Algorithm Design, Dr Josphat Igadwa Mwasiagi (Ed.  ... 
doi:10.5772/13634 fatcat:3i4a7oxldbejxo7g5xfpvoadxm

A dea model with a non discritionary variablefor olympic evaluation

Jõao Carlos C.B. Soares de Mello, Lidia Angulo-Meza, Fábio Gomes Lacerda
2012 Pesquisa Operacional  
In recent years, a lot of work has been done dealing with alternative performance rankings for the Olympic Games. Almost all of these works use Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA).  ...  In this paper we introduce an approach taking into account the number of athletes as a proxy to the country investment in sports.  ...  DATA ENVELOPMENT ANALYSIS MODELS WITH NON DISCRETIONARY VARIABLES The classical BCC input oriented model (Banker et al., 1984) in the envelopment formulation is presented in (1) .  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0101-74382012005000004 fatcat:enr6shgl3bfrfmft2jw7ru3on4

Multi-attribute Reverse Auction Design Based on Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis Approach

Deyan Chen, Dingwei Wang
2017 Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems  
envelopment analysis.  ...  To overcome the difficulty of identifying bidding attribute weight and score function of the buyer, the multi-round auction and bidding models with multiple winners are established based on fuzzy data  ...  Since data envelopment analysis (DEA) was firstly proposed by Charnes in [12] , it has been broadly used in various fields.  ... 
doi:10.25046/aj0203167 fatcat:7xuajhxbkjejzjs4vpigiguecu

Improving discernment in DEA using profiling

C. Tofallis
1996 Omega : The International Journal of Management Science  
The failure of data envelopment analysis to provide adequate discrimination between a small number of alternatives is illustrated using a facility location problem.  ...  A straightforward modification which finds a desirability (or relative efficiency) score for each input variable provides greater discrimination and at the same time discerns the strengths and weaknesses  ...  INTRODUCTION Doyle and Green [3] called for the inclusion of DEA (data envelopment analysis) in the set of tools used in multiple criteria decision making after Stewart [7] failed to include it in  ... 
doi:10.1016/0305-0483(95)00065-8 fatcat:irzu6lnt6vfn5imm27cgws3tm4

Research note. Valuation Mishaps and the Choreography of Repair

Claes-Fredrik Helgesson, Steve Woolgar
2018 Valuation Studies  
It shows how a close study of mistakes and mishaps in evaluation-both in the process of their disclosure and subsequent management-provides important insights into ways in which evaluation practices contribute  ...  the distinction of being a "Highly Cited Researcher" in their field, only a few hours later to retract these awards.  ...  Acknowledgements: An earlier version presented at 4S Boston 31 August 2017 under the title "Mistakes and Mishaps in Academic Evaluation."  ... 
doi:10.3384/vs.2001-5992.1852145 fatcat:f67kre5q3zc3laq2wvlprczp7e

Taking Punishment into Your Own Hands: An Experiment

Julia Müller, Peter Duersch
2013 Social Science Research Network  
Therefore we have auction winner data for the punishment auctions in 1A and 2A and auction winner data for the dummy auction in NC.  ...  In the regression analysis auction winner only has a weakly significant effect in the full model (column 3), where it is significant at the 10%-level.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2270503 fatcat:f54ue6bejbd6vcgiyt6fitbybq

Taking punishment into your own hands: An experiment

Peter Duersch, Julia Müller
2015 Journal of Economic Psychology  
Therefore we have auction winner data for the punishment auctions in 1A and 2A and auction winner data for the dummy auction in NC.  ...  In the regression analysis auction winner only has a weakly significant effect in the full model (column 3), where it is significant at the 10%-level.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.joep.2014.10.004 fatcat:rkmtbwpdibgbtd4ufommp6o2ye

Bidding for nothing? The pitfalls of overly neutral framing

Peter Duersch, Julia Müller
2016 Applied Economics Letters  
Sofern die Verfasser die Dokumente unter Open-Content-Lizenzen (insbesondere CC-Lizenzen) zur Verfügung gestellt haben sollten, gelten abweichend von diesen Nutzungsbedingungen die in der dort genannten  ...  leave all earnings with the working subjects, we drop those observations from the analysis).  ...  No subject in treatment 2A ever made an analogous statement. Lei, Noussair, and Plott (2001) use a similar design, where the results of a task are evaluated before and after adding a second task.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13504851.2016.1240337 fatcat:nataoyk7uvb65n3krk34ujmjpu

Bidding for Nothing? The Pitfalls of Overly Neutral Framing

Peter DDrsch, Julia MMller
2014 Social Science Research Network  
leave all earnings with the working subjects, we drop those observations from the analysis).  ...  No subject in treatment 2A ever made an analogous statement. Lei, Noussair, and Plott (2001) use a similar design, where the results of a task are evaluated before and after adding a second task.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2442176 fatcat:hmf36mh2n5cllhho7qvinvezga

Bribery: Greed versus Reciprocity

Uri Gneezy
2015 Social Science Research Network  
Sofern die Verfasser die Dokumente unter Open-Content-Lizenzen (insbesondere CC-Lizenzen) zur Verfügung gestellt haben sollten, gelten abweichend von diesen Nutzungsbedingungen die in der dort genannten  ...  Please make sure to indicate the winner by placing a winner card in the winner's envelope and a loser card in the loser's envelope.  ...  After determining the winner, please make sure to indicate the winner by placing a winner card in the winner's envelope and a loser card in the loser's envelope.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2803623 fatcat:j2chjzcyebf7tdra4bng4ry2l4

SOFT REAL TIME AUCTION SCHEME FOR TASK ALLOCATION IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS

Gangadharaiah S .
2014 International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology  
Existing Real Time Effective Auction (RTE-A), task allocation algorithm based on Auction method is not efficient in terms of evaluating the best bid value.  ...  In our proposed algorithm a soft real time auction approach is used.  ...  Analysis of Bid Time Performance in RTE, SRT In this test analysis, we compare the number of bids generated in RTE-a, SRT-A, and WBRT-A by varying the threshold value.  ... 
doi:10.15623/ijret.2014.0304049 fatcat:4dvkccqjlvgjdmqifub3qbcogu

What motivates bandwagon voting behavior: Altruism or a desire to win?

Rebecca B. Morton, Kai Ou
2015 European Journal of Political Economy  
Key experimental results are reported to investigate the extent that bandwagon behavior can be explained by other-regarding preferences in contrast to a psychological desire to simply support a winner.  ...  This paper surveys the literature on psychological and strategic mental processes of bandwagon behavior, discusses the literature of bandwagon behavior in the context of the two di¤erent types, bandwagon  ...  If you abstain, put "Abstain" in the ORANGE envelope, "Vote for Party A" and "Vote for Party B" all in the BLUE envelope.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2015.04.009 fatcat:snbnmy3u2jafnluskgw477r4aa

A data envelopment analysis model for rank ordering suppliers in the oil industry

Rafael Brandão Rocha, Maria Aparecida Cavalcanti Netto
2002 Pesquisa Operacional  
In this context, the Brazilian company PETROBRAS S.A. has a system to evaluate its suppliers based on a consensus panel formed by its managers.  ...  The paper presents a case study in the E&P segment of PETROBRAS and the results obtained with the methodology.  ...  data envelopment analysis model for rank ordering suppliers in the oil industryPesquisa Operacional, v.22, n.2, p.123-132, julho a dezembro de 2002 Rocha & Netto -A data envelopment analysis model  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0101-74382002000200002 fatcat:zkucd7lihnhvzidrqnfmxutko4

Page 1912 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 84, Issue 5 [page]

1997 Psychological Abstracts  
(Hebrew U of Jerusalem, Dept of Neurobiology, Jerusalem, Israel) Inte- gration across directions in dynamic random dot displays: Vector summation or winner take all?  ...  —Generated random dot stimuli that contained an asymmetric distribution of directions of motion to discriminate between the vector summation and the winner-take-all model.  ... 

Autonomous decision on intrusion detection with trained BDI agents

Agustín Orfila, Javier Carbó, Arturo Ribagorda
2008 Computer Communications  
In recent years, research in intrusion detection has evolved to become a multi-discipline task that involves areas such as data mining, decision analysis, agent-based systems or cost-benefit analysis among  ...  We propose a multiagent IDS that considers decision analysis techniques in order to configure itself optimally according to the conditions faced.  ...  Another problem is to choose a unit of analysis. Each IDS analyses the data sources at a certain level.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2007.11.018 fatcat:mtopfaxay5hizju62sunyj7bty
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