Kotiah, T. C. T.; Wallace, N. D.
September 1973
Management Science;Sep73, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p44
Academic Journal
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.


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