Integrated and Strategic Advancements in Decision Making Support Systems

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Zaraté, Pascale
IGI Global, Jun 30, 2012 - Business & Economics - 338 pages
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Large businesses, government entities, and other organizations constantly have to make complex decisions with many potential long-term impacts that need to be monitored and adjusted as necessary. In today’s globalized society, these decisions are increasingly complicated.

Integrated and Strategic Advancements in Decision Making Support Systems explores the world of Decision Making Support Systems (DMSS), which encompasses Decision Support Systems (DSS), Executive Information Systems (EIS), Expert Systems (ES), Knowledge Based Systems (KBS), Creativity Enhancing Systems (CES), and more. This publication is essential for any decision-making professional in learning how to effectively implement 21st century solutions.

 

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Contents

Populating Knowledge Based Decision Support Systems
1
Supporting Public Decision Making
21
Intelligent DecisionSupport Systems for eTourism
37
Deploying Decision Support Systems Using Semantic Web Technologies
51
Using the Rhizomer Platform for Semantic Decision Support Systems Development
62
Access and Use of Information by Primary Health Care Providers in Rural Uganda
83
The Evaluation of Library Services Methods
93
Application of Selected Software Tools for Data Collection and Analysis in Library Management and Their Effectiveness Assessment
108
An Empirical Study of Group Awareness Information in a WebBased Group Decision Support System
163
A Typology of Tacit Knowledge Sharing Themes to Fostering Group Decision Support System
188
An Integrated Decision Support System for Intercropping
199
EGovernment
217
A SocialAcademic Network Analysis of the EURO Working Group on DSS
229
Strategic Implications of Information Technology for Resource and Capability Outsourcing Decisions
252
EBDMSS
265
Compilation of References
285

Using Transaction Logs to Study the Effectiveness of Librarian Behaviors on User Satisfaction in a Virtual Setting
120
Towards an Assessment of Public Library Value
127
Users Behaviour inside a Digital Library
138
Examining the Implications of Process and Choice for Strategic Decision Making Effectiveness
147
About the Contributors
310
Index
316
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Pascale Zaraté is a Professor at Toulouse 1 Capitole University. She conducts her researches at the IRIT laboratory (http://www.irit.fr). She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences / Decision Support from the LAMSADE laboratory at the Paris Dauphine University, Paris (1991). She also holds a Master degree in Computer Science from the Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France (1986); as well as a Bachelors degree Toulouse, France (1982). Pascale Zaraté’s current research interests include: Decision Support Systems; distributed and asynchronous decision making processes; knowledge modelisation; cooperative knowledge based systems; cooperative decision making. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Decision Support System Technology (IGI Global). Since 2000, she is head of the Euro Working Group on DSS (www.euro-online.org). She published several studies and works: one book, edited two books, edited 11 special issues in several international journals, two proceedings of international conferences, 22 papers in several international journals, two papers in national journals, five chapters in collective books, 26 papers in international conferences. She belongs the Editorial Scientific Committee of three International Journals: Journal of Decision System (Lavoisier), ComSIS, Intelligent Decision Technologies (IOSPress). She was chairing the IFIP TC8/WG8.3 conference devoted to Collaborative Decision Making (http://www.irit.fr/CDM08). [Editor]

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