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critical path

The longest irreducible sequence of work activities which determines the minimum duration of a construction project.
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C-Path (Critical Path Institute) is an independent, nonprofit organization established in 2005 as a public and private partnership.
For example, if the critical path of a 3-year, 1,000-day project is delayed 50 days, then the project completion date should also be delayed 50 days.
The purpose is to identify critical activities on the critical path so that the resources may be concentrated on these activities in order to reduce project length time (Kumar & Kaur, 2010; Kaur & Kumar, 2014).
Critical path management is an important area of project management.
This can be done by changing the execution order or by altering the number of functional blocks in the critical path of retiming [3] process.
Though the example above is very simple, a critical path of questions does emerge.
A candidate color [beta] is not valid for the edge e = (a, b) if and only if [there exists][alpha] [member of] [S.sub.ab] [intersection] [S.sub.ba] such that there is a ([alpha], [beta], ab) critical path in G with respect to the coloring c.
Here is how to apply your own Critical Path method in your business:
Critical path analysis has been around for more than half a century.
Securing preclinical and clinical supplies of the API, however, should not be on the critical path; with good management it is possible to ensure that API supply is constant.
'Exclusive Or' is of the most important electronic logic circuits exploited in numerous designs such as in calculating circuits like adders, comparative circuits, encryption systems, etc."One of the biggest goals of the research project was to minimize the critical path length of a 3-input Exclusive Or Gate down to only two transistors while maintaining complete voltage oscillation within the circuit nodes," Mohammad Hossein Moayyeri, PhD.

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