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Efficient Decision Support Systems

Practice and Challenges From Current to Future

This series is directed to diverse managerial professionals who are leading the transformation of individual domains by using expert information and domain knowledge to drive decision support systems (DSSs). The series offers a broad range of subjects addressed in specific areas such as health care, business management, banking, agriculture, environmental improvement, natural resource and spatial management, aviation administration, and hybrid applications of information technology aimed to interdisciplinary issues. This book series is composed of three volumes: Volume 1 consists of general concepts and methodology of DSSs; Volume 2 consists of applications of DSSs in the biomedical domain; Volume 3 consists of hybrid applications of DSSs in multidisciplinary domains. The book is shaped upon decision support strategies in the new infrastructure that assists the readers in full use of the creative technology to manipulate input data and to transform information into useful decisions for decision makers.

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Efficient Decision Support SystemsPractice and Challenges From Current to FutureEdited by Chiang Jao

Published: September 9th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/682

ISBN: 978-953-307-326-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5534-8

Copyright year: 2011

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58557 Total Chapter Downloads

32 Crossref Citations

62 Web of Science Citations

66 Dimensions Citations


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1. Semantic Knowledge Representations for Soft Data Fusion

By Claire Laudy


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2. Knowledge Representation and Validation in a Decision Support System: Introducing a Variability Modelling Technique

By Abdelrahman Osman Elfaki, Saravanan Muthaiyah, Chin Kuan Ho and Somnuk Phon-Amnuaisuk


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3. Decision Support Tools for Ontological Engineering

By Simon Suigen Guo, Christine W. Chan and Robert Harrison


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4. Data Quality Enhancement Technology to Improve Decision Support

By Ahmad Shahi, Rodziah binti Atan and Nasir bin Sulaiman


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5. Fine-Grained Diagnostics of Ontologies with Assurance

By Stefan Rass, Fadi Al Machot and Kyandoghere Kyamakya


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6. Common Sense Reasoning in Diagnostic Systems

By Alexander P. Eremeev and Vadim N. Vagin


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7. Using CBR as Design Methodology for Developing Adaptable Decision Support Systems

By Hugo López-Fernández, Florentino Fdez-Riverola, Miguel Reboiro-Jato, Daniel Glez-Peña and José R. Méndez


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8. Identification of Key Drivers of Net Promoter Score Using a Statistical Classification Model

By Daniel R. Jeske, Terrance P. Callanan and Li Guo


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9. The Declarative Framework Approach to Decision Support for Constrained Search Problems

By Paweł Sitek and Jarosław Wikarek


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10. Generic Model Base Design for Decision Support Systems in Revenue Management: Applications to Hotel and Health Care Sectors

By Miguel Gutiérrez and Alfonso Durán


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11. An Efficient Failure-Based Maintenance Decision Support System for Smalland Medium Industries

By M. A. Burhanuddin, Sami M. Halawani and A.R. Ahmad


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12. Arguing over Goals for Negotiation: Adopting an Assumption-Based Argumentation Decision Support System

By Maxime Morge


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13. Academic Orientation Supported by Hybrid Intelligent Decision Support System

By Emilio J. Castellano, Manuel J. Barranco and Luis Martínez


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14. GMAA: A DSS Based on the Decision Analysis Methodology - Application Survey and Further Developments

By Antonio Jiménez and Alfonso Mateos


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15. Decision Support Systems in Agriculture: Some Successes and a Bright Future

By Russell Yost, Tasnee Attanandana, Carol J. Pierce Colfer and Stephen Itoga


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16. Decision Support Systems in Agriculture: Administration of Meteorological Data, Use of Geographic Information Systems(GIS) and Validation Methods in Crop Protection Warning Service

By Racca Paolo, Kleinhenz Benno, Zeuner Thorsten, Keil Barbara, Tschöpe Beate and Jung Jeanette


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17. Determination of Effective Policies for Ecological Agriculture Development with System Dynamics and Agent Based Models – Case Study in Slovenia

By Črtomir Rozman, Andrej Škraba, Karmen Pažek, Miroljub Kljajić, Martina Bavec and Franci Bavec


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18. Web-Based Decision Support for Sustainable Pest Management in Fruit Orchards: Development of the Swiss System SOPRA

By Jörg Samietz, Benno Graf, Heinrich Höhn, Lukas Schaub, Hans Ulrich Höpli and Elisabeth Razavi


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19. The Volatility and Growth Trend of Field Production Mechanization Level in China - A Positive Analysis Based on Hodrick-Prescott Method

By Huang Y. X., Yang X. H., Huang S., Zhu R. and Zhang Z.


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20. Development of Multi-Componential Decision Support System in Dynamically Changing Application Domain of Environment Protection

By Dale Dzemydiene and Saulius Maskeliunas


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21. Decision Support Systems in Water Resources Planning and Management: Stakeholder Participation and the Sustainable Path to Science-Based Decision Making

By Aleix Serrat-Capdevila, Juan B. Valdes and Hoshin V. Gupta


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22. Decision Support System for Biebrza National Park

By Ignacy Kardel, Jaroslaw Chormanski, Dorota Miroslaw-Swiatek, Tomasz Okruszko, Mateusz Grygoruk and Martin J. Wassen


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23. Interactive Localisation System for Urban Planning Issues

By Roberto De Lotto


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24. Design and Development of a Compound DSS for Laboratory Research

By Tomáš Hujer


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25. Decision Support System for Designing with Polymer Materials – Current Challenges and Future Expectations

By Urška Sancin and Bojan Dolšak


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26. Decision Support System for Sustainability Assessment of Power Generation Technologies

By Jūratė Šliogerienė, Dalia Štreimikienė and Artūras Kaklauskas


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