Elicitator : a user-friendly, interactive tool to support scenario-based elicitation of expert knowledge
Low Choy, Samantha, James, Allan, Murray, Justine , & Mengersen, Kerrie (2011) Elicitator : a user-friendly, interactive tool to support scenario-based elicitation of expert knowledge. In Ajith, H., Perera, C., Drew, A., & Johnson, C.J. (Eds.) Expert Knowledge and Its Application in Landscape Ecology. Springer, New York, pp. 39-67.
Expert elicitation is the process of determining what expert knowledge is relevant to support a quantitative analysis and then eliciting this information in a form that supports analysis or decision-making. The credibility of the overall analysis, therefore, relies on the credibility of the elicited knowledge. This, in turn, is determined by the rigor of the design and execution of the elicitation methodology, as well as by its clear communication to ensure transparency and repeatability. It is difficult to establish rigor when the elicitation methods are not documented, as often occurs in ecological research. In this chapter, we describe software that can be combined with a well-structured elicitation process to improve the rigor of expert elicitation and documentation of the results
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||elicitation, expert, ecology, knowledge, statistics|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > STATISTICS (010400) > Applied Statistics (010401)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (050000) > ECOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS (050100) > Landscape Ecology (050104)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Computer Software not elsewhere classified (080399)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
Current > Research Centres > High Performance Computing and Research Support
Past > Schools > Mathematical Sciences
|Deposited On:||21 Feb 2012 08:40|
|Last Modified:||03 Sep 2012 08:58|
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