Accession Number : AD0699131
Title : THE QUANTITY VERSUS THE QUALITY OF THE DATA USED IN THE DERIVATION OF A COST ESTIMATING RELATIONSHIP.
Descriptive Note : Research paper,
Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ARLINGTON VA COST ANALYSIS GROUP
Personal Author(s) : Zusman,Morris
Report Date : SEP 1969
Pagination or Media Count : 35
Abstract : Trade-offs on how a cost analyst might best allocate his time between collecting data on additional programs and analyzing in further detail the data already in his possession are presented. The measure of the cost analyst's productivity is the reduction in the confidence bandwidth about the cost estimate.
Descriptors : (*COSTS, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION), CONFIDENCE LIMITS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, UNCERTAINTY, REGRESSION ANALYSIS, ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE
Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE