The DELPHI Method, II

Structure of Experiments

by Brian Brown, S. W. Cochran, Norman Crolee Dalkey

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This Memorandum, a supplement to RM-5888-PR, The Delphi Method: An Experimental Study of Group Opinion, deals with one aspect of RAND's continuing study of methods for improving decisionmaking. It presents the material used in a series of experiments evaluating the Delphi procedures for formulating and refining group judgments, as well as a bibliography of RAND publications related to Delphi studies. The data generated by the experiments are analyzed and major conclusions of the study are presented in RM-5888-PR.

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