TITLE

ANOTHER LOOK AT THE PERT ASSUMPTIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Kotiah, T. C. T.; Wallace, N. D.
PUB. DATE
September 1973
SOURCE
Management Science;Sep73, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A maximum entropy approach leads to a truncated normal distribution for the activity time in PERT analysis. Three different methods of fit are discussed, and a comparison with the standard assumption of a Beta distribution is made. The results suggest new ways of performing the PERT analysis.
ACCESSION #
7158791

 

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