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A methodology for evaluating the relationship between measures of evaluation (MOEVs)

Stephen Charles Kessner

A methodology for evaluating the relationship between measures of evaluation (MOEVs)

the STF approach

by Stephen Charles Kessner

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from the National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


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This thesis shows how the subjective transfer function (STF) approach can be used to evaluate the relationship between measures of evaluation (MOEVs). This methodology, developed by The Rand Corporation, uses algebraic modeling and expert opinion to measure the effectiveness of complex systems. Measures of evaluation (MOEVs) are defined and a relationship between the MOEVs is developed. This hierarchy of MOEVs is derived from a defense planning process and a corresponding military system structure. The STF approach is described in detail. An example is provided showing the relationship between the measure of effectiveness (MOE) of tactical air command and control and the measure of force effectiveness (MOFE) of tactical air forces. Finally, the STF approach is evaluated from two perspectives. First, it is evaluated as an evaluation methodology, using Hollnagel"s six criteria. Second, Giordano and Weir"s criteria for evaluating a model"s effectiveness and construction are discussed. Key issues and recommendations are made in the following areas: (1) the defense planning structure, (2) the military system hierarchy, (3) the definitions of MOEVs, (4) the hierarchical relationship among MOEVs, and (5) the assessment of system evaluation methodologies.

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ContributionsLacer, Donald A.
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Pagination134 p. ;
Number of Pages134
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Open LibraryOL25474782M

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