Further Decisions

§5.3.3 Identify Constraints

–All three of the choices are close in
score and could be important in the algorithm so all three will be included

§5.3.4.1 – 5.3.4.4 (Data Analysis – Recall
Functions)

–The choice for all comes between MATLAB
and Excel. This will be dependant on the algorithm as Excel (VB) is
preferred due to zero cost and compatibility, but may not be powerful enough to handle the
calculations

§5.3.4.5 Calculate Functions - the system
shall calculate necessary functions

–Penalty Matrix and Array are very similar
in both score and method. We decided to keep them separate in case we
need to move further away from a true penalty matrix, but this will not effect
development of the algorithm

GMU OR 680/SE 798

18 Mar 2009

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