Accession Number:

ADA083530

Title:

Mahalanobis Distance as a Measure of Analog in Parametric Cost Estimation.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

CLEMSON UNIV S C DEPT OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

Mahalanobis distance is suggested as a measure of analogy between a proposed system whose cost is to be predicted and a historical data base. Its role in the prediction problem and implications for selecting predictor variables is pointed out. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE