Multi-user test of the data quality matrix for product life cycle inventory data

@article{Weidema1998MultiuserTO,
  title={Multi-user test of the data quality matrix for product life cycle inventory data},
  author={Bo Pedersen Weidema},
  journal={The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment},
  year={1998},
  volume={3},
  pages={259-265}
}
  • B. Weidema
  • Published 1 September 1998
  • Medicine
  • The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
The data quality matrix for product life cycle inventory data proposed inWhdkma &Wlsnaus (J. Cleaner Prod. (1996), 4: 167-174) was subjected to a multi-user test, in which 7 persons scored the same 10 datasets representing 10 different processes. Deviations among scores were listed, and the causes for deviations were determined and grouped into a limited number of well-defined classes. For the majority of the scores, the different test persons arrived at the same score. Deviations occur most… 

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