Evaluation Task

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An Evaluation Task is an analysis task that requires an assessment of performance for some activity.



References

2015

  • (Wikipedia, 2015) ⇒ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/evaluation Retrieved:2015-5-9.
    • Evaluation is a systematic determination of a subject's merit, worth and significance, using criteria governed by a set of standards. It can assist an organization, program, project or any other intervention or initiative to assess any aim, realisable concept/proposal, or any alternative, to help in decision-making; or to ascertain the degree of achievement or value in regard to the aim and objectives and results of any such action that has been completed. The primary purpose of evaluation, in addition to gaining insight into prior or existing initiatives, is to enable reflection and assist in the identification of future change.

      Evaluation is often used to characterize and appraise subjects of interest in a wide range of human enterprises, including the arts, criminal justice, foundations, non-profit organizations, government, health care, and other human services.

2009

  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=evaluation
    • S: (n) evaluation, rating (act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of)
    • S: (n) evaluation, valuation, rating (an appraisal of the value of something) "he set a high valuation on friendship"
  • http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/evaluation#Noun
    • 1. An assessment, such as an annual personnel performance review used as the basis for a salary increase or bonus, or a summary of a particular situation.
    • 2. (mathematics) A completion of a mathematical operation; a valuation.
    • 3. (computing, programming) Determination of the value of a variable or expression.