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Decision Support Systems

Pacing through second decade of the 21th century, more computer users are widely adopting technology-based tools and information-enriched databases to focus on supporting managerial decision making, reducing preventable faults and improving outcome forecasting. The goal of decision support systems (DSS) is to develop and deploy information technology-based systems in supporting efficient practice in multidiscipline domains. This book aims to portray a pragmatic perspective of applying DSS in the 21th century. It covers diverse applications of DSS, primarily focusing on the resource management and outcome forecast. Our goal was to provide the broad understanding of DSS and illustrate their practical applications in a variety of fields related to real life.

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Decision Support SystemsEdited by Chiang Jao

Published: October 17th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/3371

ISBN: 978-953-51-0799-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5713-7

Copyright year: 2012

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19890 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

18 Web of Science Citations

19 Dimensions Citations


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1. Whether Moving Suicide Prevention Toward Social Networking: A Decision Support Process with XREAP Tool

By Po-Hsun Cheng, Heng-Shuen Chen, Wen-Chen Chiang and Hsin- Ciang Chang


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2. Decision Support Systems in Medicine - Anesthesia, Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

By Thomas M. Hemmerling, Fabrizio Cirillo and Shantale Cyr


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3. Reliability and Evaluation of Identification Models Exemplified by a Histological Diagnosis Model

By L.W.D. van Raamsdonk, S. van der Vange, M. Uiterwijk and M. J. Groot


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4. Diagnostic Decision Support System in Dysmorphology

By Kaya Kuru and Yusuf Tunca


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5. Emerging Applications of the New Paradigm of Intelligent Decision Making Process: Hybrid Decision Support Systems for Virtual Enterprise (DSS-VE)

By Gabriela Prelipcean and Mircea Boscoianu


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6. Optimal Control of Integrated Production – Forecasting System

By R. Hedjar, L. Tadj and C. Abid


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7. DairyMGT: A Suite of Decision Support Systems in Dairy Farm Management

By Victor E. Cabrera


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8. Designing Effective Forecasting Decision Support Systems: Aligning Task Complexity and Technology Support

By Monica Adya and Edward J. Lusk


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9. Comparison of Multicriteria Analysis Techniques for Environmental Decision Making on Industrial Location

By M.T. Lamelas, O. Marinoni, J. de la Riva and A. Hoppe


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10. Semi-Automatic Semantic Data Classification Expert System to Produce Thematic Maps

By Luciene Stamato Delazari, André Luiz Alencar de Mendonça, João Vitor Meza Bravo, Mônica Cristina de Castro, Pâmela Andressa Lunelli, Marcio Augusto Reolon Schmidt and Maria Engracinda dos Santos Ferreira


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11. Towards Developing a Decision Support System for Electricity Load Forecast

By Connor Wright, Christine W. Chan and Paul Laforge


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