Consensus and Dissention: Theory and properties

Mark J. Wierman, William J. Tastle

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Abstract

The Likert scale is a popular tool for assessing peoples attitude about various questions. This papers introduces two new measures, Dissension and Consensus, that provide a better statistic for assessing amount of overall agreement in a population when data is extracted from the population using a Likert scale. The measures are applicable to any discrete random variable.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNAFIPS 2005 - 2005 Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society
Pages75-79
Number of pages5
Volume2005
DOIs
StatePublished - 2005
EventNAFIPS 2005 - 2005 Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society - Detroit, MI, United States
Duration: Jun 26 2005Jun 28 2005

Other

OtherNAFIPS 2005 - 2005 Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society
CountryUnited States
CityDetroit, MI
Period6/26/056/28/05

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Media Technology

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    Wierman, M. J., & Tastle, W. J. (2005). Consensus and Dissention: Theory and properties. In NAFIPS 2005 - 2005 Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (Vol. 2005, pp. 75-79). [1548511] https://doi.org/10.1109/NAFIPS.2005.1548511