Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing / 2013 / Article / Tab 11

Research Article

Argumentative SOX Compliant and Quality Decision Support Intelligent Expert System over the Suppliers Selection Process

Table 11

Flexibility and Risks Management Scoring Protocol.

Belief typeIrrelevant for SOX compatibility
Important for the quality of the process

SOX compatibility weight0
(not needed belief for SOX compatibility)

Quality weight0.5/8
(The 10 beliefs that compose the base knowledge do not have the same relevance in terms of quality over the Suppliers Selection Process. The SOX critical beliefs have a total relevance of 50% over the rest of beliefs. In this case there are 2 SOX critical beliefs and 8 non-SOX critical ones)

SOX compatibility valuation(NA) does not apply

Quality valuationIt does not penalize, but it is a convenient belief. Valuation inside the range 0, 10   
(+10/9) for each one of the 9 different selection aspects of this belief is taken into consideration

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