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Integrated design approach of an astronomical observatory

Alias, Nur Amalina and Che Awang, Mohamad Saupi (2011) Integrated design approach of an astronomical observatory. Geoinformation Science Journal, 11 (2). pp. 17-27. ISSN 1511-9491

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Abstract

The integrated design approach of an astronomical observatory is an approach in designing and evaluating the performance of an astronomical observatory. There are several factors that need to be considered in the concept of integrated design approach namely sustainability, functionality, productivity, accessibility, cost effectiveness, aestheticism and, security and safety. For this study Kolej Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin Observatory was taken as studied observatory, so that the factors can be identified clearly. A questionnaire was distributed to users of the Kolej Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin Observatory, Terengganu for obtaining opinions from the user perspective. The questionnaire was analyzed by using Statistical Package Program for Social Science 16.0 (SPSS16.0). The analysis was performed in order to determine the relationship between all variables. From the result, it has been found that the most critical success factors were sustainability, functionality, accessibility and productivity

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:astronomical observatory, critical success factors of an astronomical observatory, integrated design approach elements
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Divisions:Geoinformation and Real Estate
ID Code:27798
Deposited By: Nurul Asilah Mahmood
Deposited On:10 Aug 2012 02:25
Last Modified:10 Aug 2012 02:25

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