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Specific Knowledge and Performance Measurement

Michael Raith
2008 Social Science Research Network  
I examine optimal incentives, performance measurement and delegation in a model where an agent has specific knowledge (in the sense of Jensen and Meckling) about the consequences of his actions for the  ...  To balance these objectives, it is in general optimal to use both performance measures.  ...  Little is known, however, about how to design incentives and performance measurement for agents with specific knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.485526 fatcat:lrpt4lfp4fcrnkvbqe5ex5tbju

Specific knowledge and performance measurement

Michael Raith
2008 The Rand Journal of Economics  
I examine optimal incentives, performance measurement and delegation in a model where an agent has specific knowledge (in the sense of Jensen and Meckling) about the consequences of his actions for the  ...  To balance these objectives, it is in general optimal to use both performance measures.  ...  Little is known, however, about how to design incentives and performance measurement for agents with specific knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1756-2171.2008.00050.x fatcat:d7kkzbxfsfaznikxyjuscy4aku

Performability Measure Specification: Combining CSRL and MSL [chapter]

Alessandro Aldini, Marco Bernardo, Jeremy Sproston
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
An integral part of the performance modeling process is the specification of the performability measures of interest.  ...  measure and property specification patterns in a component-oriented fashion.  ...  Acknowledgment: This work has been funded by MIUR-PRIN project PaCo -Performability-Aware Computing: Logics, Models, and Languages.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24431-5_13 fatcat:6io5y6kclnauhbd5cna7gx5zqe

Consistent Sex Differences in a Specific (Decoding) Test Performance

Aaron Smith
1967 Educational and Psychological Measurement  
EDUCATIONAL AND PsyCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT 1967, 27, 1077-1083. CONSISTENT SEX DIFFERENCES IN A SPECIFIC (DECODING) TEST PERFORMANCE!  ...  Glenn Slagle and the Biostatistical section of The Nebraska Psychiatric Institute for extensive data processing. 1077 1078 EDUCATIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT Although it is one of five performance  ... 
doi:10.1177/001316446702700457 fatcat:wgkxxfy5ivf3nbbowfmh3zuio4

The measurement and specification of optical characteristics in projector performance

G. W. Moffitt
1922 Journal of the Optical Society of America  
The measurement and specification of these characteristics should also be considered and a system adopted which will not only make possible a critical study and comparison of the various types of projector  ...  Optically the performance of projectors may vary in definition, in screen illumination, and in quality.  ...  Along with these advances in projection lens design the need has arisen for a workable system of measurement and specification of projection lens performance and of the optical characteristics of projector  ... 
doi:10.1364/josa.6.000940 fatcat:6rey3leb5zhv3g3qdhhdqxcdam

Reproducibility of Physiological and Performance Measures from a Squash-Specific Fitness Test

Michael Wilkinson, Damon Leedale-Brown, Edward M. Winter
2009 International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance  
Purpose: We examined the reproducibility of performance and physiological responses on a squash-specific incremental test.  ...  Conclusions: The results suggest that endurance performance and physiological responses to a squash-specific fitness test are reproducible.  ...  Conclusions The results suggest that the squash-specific incremental test described produces reproducible measures for the assessment of squash-specific fitness and performance capabilities.  ... 
doi:10.1123/ijspp.4.1.41 fatcat:ftos5ynvx5d5xkb5k2gbwwb3la

Mixing logics and rewards for the component-oriented specification of performance measures

Alessandro Aldini, Marco Bernardo
2007 Theoretical Computer Science  
The resulting Measure Specification Language (MSL) is interpreted both on action-labeled continuous-time Markov chains and on stochastic process algebras.  ...  Formal notations for system performance modeling need to be equipped with suitable notations for specifying performance measures.  ...  , nor to allow for a component-oriented specification of performance measures.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tcs.2007.05.006 fatcat:6nx7ebbiqrefnnsmzpasp5ugl4

SPECIFICATION OF VARIATION PATTERNS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS IN SLEEP LOSS

Yoshio SAITO
1972 Journal of Human Ergology  
.,1: 207-216,1972 SPECIFICATION OF VARIATION PATTERNS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PERFORMANCE  ...  Principal component analysis was performed, speci- fying three factors for rotation by the varimax method. The variation patterns could be classified into three common specific patterns.  ... 
doi:10.11183/jhe1972.1.207 fatcat:le53uzfyafh4di6nhqvxssk5fi

Determination of Non- 1-Antichymotrypsin-complexed Prostate-specific Antigen as an Indirect Measurement of Free Prostate-specific Antigen: Analytical Performance and Diagnostic Accuracy

S. Wesseling
2003 Clinical Chemistry  
A new assay measures prostate-specific antigen (PSA) not complexed to ␣ 1 -antichymotrypsin (nACT-PSA) after removing PSA complexed to ACT by use of anti-ACT antibodies.  ...  Conclusions: nACT-PSA and its ratio to tPSA provide lower diagnostic sensitivity and specificity than fPSA/ tPSA.  ...  (to K.J. and P.S.).  ... 
doi:10.1373/49.6.887 pmid:12765984 fatcat:kjprtfhckvbhjj6abwfcov7smy

A Domain-Specific Language and Toolchain for Performance Evaluation Based on Measurements [chapter]

Freek van den Berg, Jozef Hooman, Boudewijn R. Haverkort
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We propose a performance evaluation framework that can be used to evaluate the performance of service-oriented systems based on real measurements for calibration (Contribution C1).  ...  which contains latency distribution functions based on real measurements for calibration, and the integration of analysis tools under the hood.  ...  Where the latter deliver relatively generic, widely-applicable languages, instead, iDSL provides a domain-specific language (C2) which allows measurements-based calibration (C1), and a fully automated  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-74947-1_21 fatcat:4jt7wvrlv5aydnkkk5ei5ivgjm

Performance specifications for measurement uncertainty of common biochemical measurands according to Milan models

Federica Braga, Mauro Panteghini
2021 Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine  
Objectives Definition and fullfillment of analytical performance specifications (APS) for measurement uncertainty (MU) allow to make laboratory determinations clinically usable.  ...  state of the art of the measurement, defined as the highest level of analytical performance technically achievable.  ...  Panteghini: Performance specifications for measurement uncertainty  ... 
doi:10.1515/cclm-2021-0170 pmid:33725754 fatcat:qnwex5ttujfzzd4zlvghmreiwm

PSS20 Comparative Study of the Performances of Generic and Disease-Specific Measures in Cataract Patients

J.K. Suh, J. Doctor
2012 Value in Health  
This analysis focuses on the proportion of patients with sick leave and days off work due to CHE and correlation of changes in disease severity.  ...  The German observational study TOCCATA, collected effectiveness and tolerability data of oral alitretinoin in daily practice and concomitantly documented information regarding CHE-related productivity  ...  performances of generic and disease-specific measures.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jval.2012.03.1364 fatcat:thy3pwsodvdkbitzwmnm3y2wiq

Performance Measurements of a Low Specific Speed TurboClaw® Compressor

J Parra, R Cattell, S Etemad, K R Pullen
2015 IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering  
Abstract Low specific speed compressors have been historically based on positive displacement machines.  ...  The innovative TurboClaw® design is a low specific speed turbomachinery with forward swept impeller geometry.  ...  Performance Measurements of a Low Specific Speed TurboClaw® Compressor The present contribution describes the design and development of a high speed test rig to accurately measure TurboClaw efficiency  ... 
doi:10.1088/1757-899x/90/1/012050 fatcat:w62ct23iivdj7nz63s6h6no3ki

Consumer Thinking Style, Task Congruence, and Performance: New Measures of Task-Specific Experiential and Rational Cognition

Thomas P. Novak, Donna L. Hoffman
2005 Social Science Research Network  
In three comprehensive studies, we develop and cross-validate a new instrument for measuring experiential and rational task-specific thinking style in the context of a range of performance tasks designed  ...  , task-specific thinking style, and show that the prediction of task performance from dispositional thinking style is mediated by task-specific thinking style.  ...  Our findings contribute to the literature on congruence effects involving thinking styles, and argue for task specific thinking style being routinely measured as a process variable when considering performance  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.770365 fatcat:i6ywuhqybvasrmqrtfpa4dik2m

SPECIFICITY OF PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENSE AND THE SERBIAN ARMED FORCES

Tatjana Stevanović, Ljilja Antić, Aleksandar Savić
2019 Facta Universitatis. Series: Economics and Organization  
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the specific characteristics of performance measurement on the example of the Ministry of Defense and the Serbian Armed Forces.  ...  The calculation of financial and non-financial performance measures of the Ministry of Defense and the Serbian Armed Forces contributes to constant improvement or maximization of their ability to provide  ...  Measuring performance of the Ministry of Defense carries certain specifics, since the results arising from the mission often are not measurable by financial traditional performance measure.  ... 
doi:10.22190/fueo1903283s fatcat:z47tooyp3nanvpdspc2y3ui54u
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