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1. What is another name for a normal distribution?

2. Weaknesses of TOPSis...

3. What is satisficing - what is optimizing?

4. What does the CLT state - be specific!

5. In what regions of the graph is UTE applicable?

6. What is the definition of inflation?

7. What two variables are necessary to define a normal distribution?

8. TIES Step 1: Problem Definition

9. What is TCM? What is the size and what value can it take?

10. What are the three snapshots of UTE?

11. What does CLT stand for?

12. What is the definition of ROI?

13. TIES Step 7: Assess Technology

14. Does TIES use MADM or MODM? Why?

15. If you have a two values on a CDF what is the probability of getting a value between them?

16. What is probability density contour plot

17. What does CDF stand for?

18. Ratio scale

19. TIF

20. interval scale

21. How do you get the CDF from the PDF?

22. Direct Operating Costs

23. Assumptions Used in TOPSis...

24. Why is learning curve used (or what is it?)

25. What are K- factors applied to?

26. What is the difference between price and cost?

27. 3 Measures of Central Tendency (& Defs)

28. 4 Measures of Dispersion

29. What are properties of a CDF?

30. Name the advantages of UTE.

31. What is TRL? Range? What does a high TRL mean?

32. Strengths of TOPSis...

33. Write down a formula for a normal distribution

34. Indirect Operating Cost

35. Why use uniform dist for input variables (Gap Analysis)

36. What can management do to mitigate the risk associated with infusing new technologies?

37. You have a group of 5 dice. You roll the groups and sum the results of the 5 dice 4 times. What is the sample size? What are you sampling?

38. TIES Step 3: Model and Simulation

39. With 15 technologies - what is the number of possible combinations?

40. $/RPM Equation

41. MODM

42. MADM

43. TIES Step 2: Design Space Conception

44. What are the parameters for a standard normal distribution?

45. What are the different types of UTEs?

46. TIES Step 4: Investigate Design Space

47. Is CDF discrete or continuous - if it is discrete give the continuous equivalent - if it continuous give the discrete equivalent.

48. What is the equation for present equivalent value? Define variables.

49. What does TOPSIS stand for?

50. What is the equation for OEC if X is a benefit (maximize) and N is a cost (minimize)?