Synthetic measure

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Synthetic measure - statistical value that is the result of combining other measures.


Quality of service

There is a method to measure quality of service in hotels. In related study [1] authors aggregate tourist opinions, measured on a scale from 1 to 10. Synthetic measure (indicator) of service quality in each hotel is calculated with the help of the aggregation operator.

Information quality

There are scientific works [2][3][4] that describe method of quality assessment of Wikipedia articles using synthetic measure. The quality can be measured on a scale between 0 and 100.

The results of the calculations are available on WikiRank[5] service.


  1. Ban, Olimpia (2008). "Synthetic Measure of the Quality of Service Taking into Account the Client's Perspective in the Hotel Industry". Economia Aziendale Online. 1: 1–7.
  2. Węcel, K., Lewoniewski, W. (2015). Modelling the Quality of Attributes in Wikipedia Infoboxes. In International Conference on Business Information Systems (pp. 308-320). Springer International Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-26762-3_27
  3. Lewoniewski, W., Węcel, K., Abramowicz, W. (2017). Relative Quality and Popularity Evaluation of Multilingual Wikipedia Articles. In Informatics (Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 43). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. DOI: 10.3390/informatics4040043
  4. Lewoniewski, W., Węcel, K. (2017). Relative Quality Assessment of Wikipedia Articles in Different Languages Using Synthetic Measure. In International Conference on Business Information Systems (pp. 282-292). Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69023-0_24
  5. WikiRank - quality and popularity assessment of Wikipedia articles