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Ernest Forman

Ernest Forman

Title: Professor of Decision Sciences

Department: Decision Sciences

Address: Funger Hall, Suite 404

Phone: (202) 994-4791


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Degrees: D.Sc., The George Washington University, 1975

M.S., Johns Hopkins University, 1969

B.S., University of Rochester, 1964

Area of Expertise: Decision Making; Resource Allocation; Forecasting; Information Technology

Current Research: Executive Decision Making; Resource Allocation; Project Portfolio Management


Forman, E., with Stovsky, MD, Bayazit, Y. et al. “A Novel Computer Based Expert Decision-Making Model for Prostate Cancer Disease Management”, Journal of Urology 2005 Dec; 174(6) 2310-2318.

Forman, Ernest H., with Gass, Saul I, “The Analytic Hierarchy Process – An Exposition”, Operations Research, vol.49, no. 4, July-Aug 2001, pp. 469-486.

Forman, Ernest H., with Selly, Mary Ann, Decision by Objectives – How to Convince Others that You are Right, (2001) World Scientific Press.

Forman, Ernest H., with Dyer, Robert F., An Analytic Approach to Marketing Decisions, Prentice Hall 1991, 368p.

Forman, Ernest H. with Saaty, Thomas L., The Hierarchon - A Dictionary of Hierarchies, The Analytic Hierarchy Process Series - Volume V, RWS Publications, Pittsburgh PA, 1993, 495p.