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ERIC Number: EJ1030540
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jul
Pages: 11
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ISSN: ISSN-0007-1013
A Framework of Combining Case-Based Reasoning with a Work Breakdown Structure for Estimating the Cost of Online Course Production Projects
He, Wu
British Journal of Educational Technology, v45 n4 p595-605 Jul 2014
Currently, a work breakdown structure (WBS) approach is used as the most common cost estimation approach for online course production projects. To improve the practice of cost estimation, this paper proposes a novel framework to estimate the cost for online course production projects using a case-based reasoning (CBR) technique and a WBS. A prototype was developed to illustrate the effectiveness of the framework. Preliminary results suggest that the combined approach of using CBR and WBS is preferred and enables project managers to generate reasonable estimates for online course production projects more efficiently.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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