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Efficiency Improvement in Data Envelopment Analysis

  • Chiang Kao
Conference paper

Abstract

Data envelopment,analysis (DEA) developed by Chames, Cooper, and Rhodes (1978) is a methodology for measuring relative efficiencies within a group of decision making units (DMUs) which utilizes several inputs to produce a set of outputs.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chiang Kao
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  1. 1.Graduate School of Industrial ManagementNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainanTaiwan, Republic of China

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