Assessing the Quality of Data with a Decision Model [chapter]

Andrew Frank
2008 Quality Aspects in Spatial Data Mining  
The quality of GIS data cannot be assessed independently of what it should be used for ("fitness for use"); this assessment requires currently human expert interaction. If the user describes how he uses the data to make a decision, a general method for assessing the quality with respect to their decision is possible. The decision process is divided into two phases, the first producing a decision model and the second uses this model to arrive at the decision. The same decision model is then used
more » ... model is then used to assess the quality of the decision as it derives from the quality of data. Examples for engineering and commercial decisions are given.
doi:10.1201/9781420069273.ch2 fatcat:lss2kq2sdjb2ldiy5icn45lfmm