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A Synthetic Measure for the Assessment of the Project Performance

  • Antonella Certa
  • Mario Enea
  • Antonio Giallanza
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Abstract

The present paper aims to offer a synthetic project performance indicator (PPI) that aggregates two input parameters obtained by the Earned Value Analysis. The PPI is calculated by using a Fuzzy Inference System (FIS) able to single out a measure based on the input parameters, instead of formulating a mathematical model that could be a troublesome task whenever complex relations among the input variables exist. The purpose is to communicate the project performance to the stakeholders in a clear and complete way, for example, describing the PPI by means of contour lines.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonella Certa
    • 1
  • Mario Enea
    • 1
  • Antonio Giallanza
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Tecnologia Meccanica, Produzione e Ingegneria GestionaleUniversità degli Studi di PalermoPalermoItaly

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