Evaluation (disambiguation)

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Evaluation is the process of judging something or someone based on a set of standards.

Evaluation may also refer to:

Measurement or appraisal[edit]

  • Evaluation (workplace), a tool employers use to review the performance of an employee
  • Competency evaluation (law), an assessment of the ability of a defendant to understand and rationally participate in a court process
  • Competency evaluation (language), a means for teachers to determine the ability of their students
  • Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL), a numerical grade assigned following the completion of a Common Criteria security evaluation
  • Formation evaluation in petroleum exploration, used to determine the commercial-viability of a potential oil or gas field
  • Narrative evaluation, a form of performance measurement and feedback which can be used instead of grading
  • Performance evaluation, a method by which the job performance of an employee is evaluate
  • Monitoring and evaluation, a process that helps governments, international organizations and NGOs improve performance and achieve results

Computer science[edit]

  • Evaluation function, also known as heuristic evaluation function or static evaluation function, used by game-playing programs to estimate the advantage of a position
  • Evaluation strategy or reduction strategy, a set of rules for defining the evaluation of expressions under β-reduction
  • Eager evaluation or strict evaluation, the model in which an expression is evaluated as soon as it gets bound to a variable
  • Graphical Evaluation and Review Technique (GERT), a network analysis technique used in project management
  • Heuristic evaluation, a usability testing method to identify usability problems in a user interface (UI) design
  • Lazy evaluation, a technique of delaying computation of expressions until the results of the computation are needed
  • Minimal evaluation or short circuit evaluation, an evaluation strategy in which an expression is only evaluated until the point where its final value is known
  • Partial evaluation, a technique for program optimization by specialization
  • Remote evaluation, the transmission of executable software programs from a client computer to a server computer for execution
  • Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), a non-profit organization that aims to produce fair, impartial and meaningful benchmarks for computers
  • eval, a function which evaluates a string as though it were an expression, or executes multiple lines of code

Groups or organizations[edit]

  • 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron, the USAF's only B-1 operational test unit
  • Australian Drug Evaluation Committee or ADEC, is a committee that provides independent scientific advice to the Australian Government regarding therapeutic drugs
  • Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA), a former part of the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) up until 2001
  • International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), an association of national research institutions and government research agencies related to education
  • Operations Evaluation Department (OED), an independent unit within the World Bank

Other uses[edit]

  • Evaluation (basketball), a statistical formula used to rank basketball players in some European leagues
  • Evaluation (journal), a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal that covers in the field of evaluation
  • Emergy evaluation, an accounting system developed by Howard T. Odum and colleagues
  • Evaluation approaches, conceptually distinct ways of thinking about, designing and conducting evaluation efforts
  • Evaluation camp, a program in which athletes from Canadian universities are scouted by the Canadian Football League
  • Immanent evaluation, a concept used by Gilles Deleuze in Nietzsche and Philosophy (1962)
  • Program evaluation, a set of philosophies and techniques to determine if a program 'works'
  • Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), a model for project management invented by US Department of Defense's US Navy Special Projects Office
  • Realist Evaluation, a type of theory-driven evaluation method used in evaluating social programmes
  • Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (REACH), a piece of legislation in the European Union on chemical safety

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