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Learning curves in construction

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dc.contributor.author Srour, F. Jordan
dc.contributor.author Kiomjian, Daoud
dc.contributor.author Srour, Issam M.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-10-26T08:43:48Z
dc.date.available 2016-10-26T08:43:48Z
dc.date.copyright 2016 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0733-9364 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/4682
dc.description.abstract This paper brings forth from the literature a series of learning curve models and evaluates them through the lens of the construction industry. The review suggests that there is still no consensus on which model provides the best fit and predictability for construction data. As such, this paper puts forth a new model that is suitable for the modern construction industry as it accommodates for both mechanization and forgetting. The proposed model is similar to the Wright model (an exponential model of learning), but, through recursion, places more emphasis on recent data. The proposed model shows an error of less than 1% when predicting the cumulative average completion times in three out of four cases examined. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Learning curves in construction en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle a critical review and new model en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201204645 en_US
dc.author.department Department of Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Journal of Construction Engineering and Management en_US
dc.journal.volume 142 en_US
dc.journal.issue 4 en_US
dc.article.pages 1-5 en_US
dc.keywords Learning curves en_US
dc.keywords Learning effect en_US
dc.keywords Construction management en_US
dc.keywords Construction human resource management en_US
dc.keywords Labor and personnel issues en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001096 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Jordan Srour, F., Kiomjian, D., & Srour, I. M. (2015). Learning Curves in Construction: A Critical Review and New Model. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 142(4), 06015004. en_US
dc.author.email jordan.srour@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001096 en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7623-723X en_US


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