Planning Exploratory Trials of New Interpersonal Telecommunications
This paper describes a practical approach to the problems of deciding what locations to include in a field trial of a new- interpersonal telecommunications service and of selecting the appropriate sequence in which to install them. This involves balancing the costs of hypothetical networks against their utility for the purposes of the trial.
KeywordsCriminal Justice Location Cost BAlL Bond Exploratory Trial Location Score
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